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Plano Depot - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Plano Depot was built in Chicago, Illinois and hauled to Plano on flatcars in the 1850's. It was built by the C.B. & Q Railroad (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) in the Gothic Style architecture. The depot was used until 1914 or 1915

Yorkville, IL Railroad History

Seward Town Hall - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Seward Town Hall was built in 1876 and 1877 at a cost of $500.00. It stood on the east bank of Au Sable Creek facing Route 52. In addition to serving as a town hall it was used as a Congregational Church, basketball hall and band practice site. It was moved to Lyon Farm in 1976

Yorkville, IL Museums

Bristol-Kendall Fire Department Firehouse -Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The village of Yorkville mentions a fire department in a note dated July 1877, directing 2 trustees to buy fire equipment. The fire house was built in 1888, 2

Yorkville, IL Historic Buildings


Oswego-Fox House - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Oswego-Fox House was built in the 1870's by the Fox family, ancestors of the Cutter family from Oswego, Illinois. The house was located 1/2 mile south of Oswego on Route 71. It was moved to Lyon Farm at the Kendall County Historical Society museum complex in 1975

Yorkville, IL Historic Homes

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

Graham-Ginestra House Founder's Garden

Delightful English garden on the grounds of an 1857 italianate limestone house with heirloom roses, delphiniums, daylilies, d...

Rochelle Railroad Park

Folks can view the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads from the pavilion. Also enjoy a railroad related gift shop....

Park Hills Golf Club -West

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

Dixon Country Club

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

Crystal Lake Country Club

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