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Bloomington, Illinois

  • Site of Major's Hall

    A plaque commemorates the building where, on May 29, 1856, at a convention of the Republican Party of Illinois, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech which became known as his "lost speech."...
    Site of Major's Hall

Attractions and Upcoming Events

David Davis Mansion

This 19th Century mansion was the home of United States Supreme Court Justice, David Davis, mentor to Abraham Lincoln. The mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1872. Several annual Festivals include the Glorious Garden Walk and Mr. Lincoln's Birthday.

Bloomington, IL Historic Homes

Prarie Aviation Museum

Highlights the History of Aviation from the Wright Brothers to Illinois Astronauts. View or take a ride in the restored legendary DC-3 that has assumed a place of honor as one of only seven aircraft listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Bloomington, IL Aviation

Funks Grove Pure Maple Syrup

Guided tours offered during February and March show syrup making by the "Boiling Down" process. Gift store stocked with syrup as well as Route 66

Bloomington, IL Tours

Miller Park Pavilion

This unique landmark was restored in 1977. The Korean/ Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated in May of 1988

Bloomington, IL Memorials


Things to do near Bloomington, IL

El Paso Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Midland Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

The Stewart House

Birthplace of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity....

Conklin's Barn 2 Dinner Theatre

Your home for hospitality with a bountiful buffet and the funniest live theatre in Central Illinois....

Collver Family Winery

Enjoy one of Illinois newest wineries. Free to the public, located just off I-72....