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Freeport, Illinois

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Lindo Theater

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on six screens. The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed it.

Freeport, IL Historic Theatres

Stephenson County Historical Society Museum

This lovely museum is housed in an Italianate home built by Oscar and Malvina Taylor in 1857. The Taylor home was the social center of Freeport in its time and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Freeport, IL Museums

Old River School Historic District

Includes original Freeport and the city's first street, Monterey. In later years, the area was known as the "Gold Coast". Numerous old and architecturally significant structures are in the district, including Freeport'

Freeport, IL Historic Districts


Lincoln-Douglas Debate Square

Experience the history of the second of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. It was at this site on August 27, 1858 that the Freeport Doctrine, an important statement regarding slavery and state'

Freeport, IL Historic Sites

Things to do near Freeport, IL

Johnson's Farmstand and Corn Maze

Great family fun! Groups welcome. Come enjoy our 10 acre corn maze. Special flashlight nights. Call for details. ...

Trolley Car #36

Take a 45-minute ride along the Rock River, into Rockford's industrial roots, and through Sinnissippi Gardens, where you will...

Petit Memorial Chapel

Petit Memorial Chapel was designed by Frank Llyod Wright and erected in 1907. Located in Belvidere Cemetery. Brochures are av...

Muller's Lane Farm

A unique experience in the old homestead way of life. Rich in tradition and still farm our hayfield using Belgian draft horse...

Dayton Ridge Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 10 days...