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Yorkville, Illinois

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Union School

The Union School, District No. 42, was built in 1847 by subscription. It was originally located on Wheeler Road in Nau-Au-Say Township. Pupils came from as far away as Plattville, 4

Yorkville, IL Historic Schoolhouses

Lyon Farm

The Lyon Farm is the pride and joy of the Kendall County Historical Society. In 1974, Mrs. Frances Lyon donated 39

Yorkville, IL Museums

Plano Depot

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

Oswego-Fox House

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

Chapel On The Green

Yorkville, Illinois is the county seat of Kendall County in which is located the oldest church building in the county, The Chapel On The Green. Dating back to 1855, the Chapel is Kendall County's oldest church building and is adorned with stained glass windows and a restored 1899

Yorkville, IL Historic Churches

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

Timber Ridge Gardens

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

Lakemoor Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Ogle County Historical Society

Step back in time and enjoy memorabilia from Northern Illinois....

Machine Tool Companies

The Rockford Area has many machine tool companies that are available for tours. Contact John Groh at the Rockford Area Conven...