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Danville, Illinois

  • Vermilion County Museum

    Vermilion County Museum is a new building which is a replica of the 1833 county courthouse where Lincoln practiced law from 1841-1859. Exhibits include the Lincoln Law Office in Danville, a schoolhous...
    Vermilion County Museum
  • 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's to Desert Storm....
    Vermilion County War Museum
  • 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's law partner and presidential bodyguard....
    Lamon House

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it'

Danville, IL Genealogy

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

Danville, IL Memorials

Fithian Home

The Fithian home is a Lincoln site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent 2 nights there in 1858

Danville, IL Historic Homes

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


Things to do near Danville, IL

Shelby Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Harris Agricultural Museum

The museum houses the most authentic agricultural display including antique tractors (1922-1937), engines, a 1919 model T-For...

Oakland Cemetary

The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's first sweetheart, lies in Oakland Cemetary. Her tombstone bears an inscript...

Livingston County War Museum

The Livingston County War Museum / Dal Estes Education Center presents displays from World War I to the present - 1st world w...

Sycamore Hills Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 30 days...