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Dwight, Illinois

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Prairie Creek Library

The Prairie Creek Library was built in 1896 as a carriage house and later transformed into a treatment and recreation building for the Keeley Institute. The building has been on the National Registry of Historic Places,since 1980

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

First National Bank of Dwight

Famed architech Frank Lloyd Wright designed and engineered this bank in 1905

Dwight, IL Architecture

Historical Society Museum

The depot, built in 1916, is now the home of the Dwight Historical Society. The purpose is to preserve the history and culture the pertains to the Dwight area. The museum is listed on the National Register of Historical Sites

Dwight, IL Museums

Historic Route 66

Built in the 1920's, Route 66, also known as "The Mother Road," brought many people through Dwight on their way west looking for a more prosperous life. The road has evolved over the years to today's I-55

Dwight, IL Historic Districts

The Windmill

The Windmill was built in 1896 to supply water for the Oughton Estate and its grounds. The windmill was donated to the Village of Dwight in 2001

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Independence Pioneer Village

Visit this log home village from the early 1800's, including a blacksmith shop, church and schoolhouse....

Nelson Park Golf Course

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

Fairview Drive-In in Newton

One of only 12 remaining Drive-In Theatres in Illinois, this complex features new shows April - September each weekend....

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is the last home of Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's parents. It shares ...

Pumpkin Works

9 mazes, bon fires, hayrack rides, artisan gifts, 50 varities of pumpkins, gourds, indian corn. 7 Mazes (adult challenging) 5...