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Danville, Illinois

  • WWI Victory Memorial

    The WWI Victory Memorial monument to Vermilion County's World War I veterans was sculpted by Lorado Taft. Its base displays the names of 51 area men who died in the war. Statues representing Red Cross...
    WWI Victory Memorial

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Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin of Ward Hill Lamon, Lincoln'

Danville, IL Museums

Kennekuk County Park

Founded in 1974, Kennekuk County Park is 3000 acres in size and is located five miles west of Danville. It is bordered on the west by the Middle Fork National Scenic River and the Middle Fork State Wildlife Area (3000 acres). Kickapoo State Park (3000 acres)

Danville, IL Recreation Parks

Off Track Betting Facility

Food, fun and horseracing are the order of the day at the Danville OTB parlor. Adjacent to the Ramada just off I-74. Catch the excitement of thoroughbread and harness racing on 100

Danville, IL Gaming

Lake Vermillion

Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is a water supply lake and is owned by Aqua Illinois Inc. The Vermilion County Conservation District (V.C.C.D.) maintains the lease on the lake and manages the recreational activities. It is one of Illinois'

Danville, IL Recreation

Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 artifacts and memorabilia from the 1800'

Danville, IL Museums

Things to do near Danville, IL

Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin o...

Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area

The Woodyard area, named after late state legislator, Harry "Babe" Woodyard, is the county's newest park. Its 1043 acres is h...

Effingham County Courthouse

The current Effingham County Courthouse was built in 1871 after Effingham was named the county seat. An earlier 1850's courth...

Clark County Genealogical Library

The Clark County Genealogical Library holds census records, newspaper clippings, birth and marriage records and other records...