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Galesburg, Illinois

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Carl Sandburg State Historic Site

Galesburg is the birth place and burial site of the internationally known writer, Carl Sandburg. The Visitor Center contains a museum, a museum shop, a small theater where several informative videos about Carl Sandburg are shown and a renovated "barn"

Galesburg, IL Historic Homes

Central Congregational Church

The Central Congregational Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was erected in 1898

Galesburg, IL Historic Churches

The Orpheum Theatre

The restored vaudeville Orpheum Theatre, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a monument to the spirit of Galesburg and Knox County - a love of history, the arts and community. Described as "a veritable house of enchantment" when it opened its doors on August 19, 1916

Galesburg, IL Historic Theatres

Seminary Street Historic District

Seminary Street is one of the midwest's success stories in downtown restoration and revitalization. The National Trust'

Galesburg, IL Historic Districts


Things to do near Galesburg, IL

Bishop Hill State Historic Site

Bishop Hill was the site of a utopian religious community founded in 1846 by Swedish pietist Eric Janson (1808-1850) and his ...

Stevenson Graves

Located in Evergreen Cemetery are the graves of Adlai Stevenson I and Adlai Stevenson II. Also buried here are Letita Green S...

Tri-County Country Club

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

Grady's Family Fun Center

As Bloomington-Normal's only amusement park, Grady's features an 18-hole mini-golf course, batting cages, bumper boats, go ca...

Holt House

Birthplace of Pi Beta Phi, the first fraternity for women founded April 28, 1867. Available for group meetings and social eve...