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Yorkville, Illinois

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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

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

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

SK-8 Skateboard Heaven

This 11,000 sq. ft. skateboard park features obstacles, ramps, rails, ledges, spines and bowls. Built specifically for skateb...

Momence Railroad Depot

This privately owned, 1890's depot was restored in 2001 and contains photos and artifacts relating to Momence's railroading h...

Galena Trolley Tours

Travel through this historic area. 1-hr.nonstop tours offered daily. 2-hr. tours are also available. Groups welcome. Seating ...

Craig Woods Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

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...