Elizabeth, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Apple River Fort State Historic Site

Experience the history of this reconstructed fort. The Apple River Fort was the site of an important battle during the Black Hawk War. It was the only fort attacked by Black Hawk during the turbulent summer of 1832. On June 24, 1832, the settlers at the fort turned back an attack by some 200

Elizabeth, IL Forts

Long Hollow Tower & Scenic Overlook

Location includes picnic tables, shelters, restrooms. Climb the lookout tower for a spectacular view of Jo Daviess County'

Elizabeth, IL Scenic Views

Timber Ridge Gardens

Meander through perennial nursery and 15 acres of display gardens. 800 hosta varieties, 2500 perennial, grass, tree and shrub varieties.

Elizabeth, IL Gardens

Things to do near Elizabeth, IL

Boulder Ridge Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Galena Public Library and Historic Collection

The Galena Public Library was endowed by the Felt Family and built in 1907 in the Greek Revival style. The reading room featu...

Belvidere Cemetary and Pettit Memorial Chapel

The headstones here will head you directly into the pages of local history. Established in 1847, Belvidere Cemetary is the bu...

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

The Chicago Athenaeum, an international museum, has opened a new satellite facility in Galena that features contemporary art,...

Oregon Country Club

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