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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 - 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

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

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

Ottawa Scouting Museum

The Ottawa Scouting Museum is a museum to promote and preserve the colorful and proud traditions of Boy and Girl Scouting and...

Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Modern buildings, themed gardens and groves accessed by miles of paved and chip paths, workshops, special events, an art gall...

Norwegian Settlers Memorial

This memorial commemorates the 1834 settlement at Norway, Ilinois - the first permanent Norwegian settlement in the Midwest. ...

Washburne House State Historic Site

This renovated site was home to popular Congressman and political adviser to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, and ambass...