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Yorkville, Illinois

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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

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

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

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club

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

Jets Observatory

View the night sky through the 12-inch Newtonian telescope on clear Wednesdays at dusk. ...

Pine Hills Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Forest City Queen at Riverview Park

Excursion boat with variety of crusies on the Rock River: sightseeing, dinner, pizza, water ski shows....

Long Hollow Tower & Scenic Overlook

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