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Fox Valley Winery

Come experience one of Illinois'

Owego, IL Wineries


Historic Route 66

Built in the 1920's, Route 66, also known as "The Mother Road," brought many people through Dwight on their way west looking for a more prosperous life. The road has evolved over the years to today's I-55

Dwight, IL Historic Districts


Little White Schoolhouse Museum

Constructed in 1854 as a church, this Greek Revival building also served as a school house for nearly 50

Owego, IL Historic Schoolhouses

The Windmill

The Windmill was built in 1896 to supply water for the Oughton Estate and its grounds. The windmill was donated to the Village of Dwight in 2001

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

The Jones House

A gothic revival brick house built in 1858

Pontiac, IL Historic Homes

Keeley Institute

The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Catherine V. Yost Museum

The Yost house was built in 1898 by Z. F. Yost. The museum portrays the life of an upper middle class family during the late 1800's and early 1900'

Pontiac, IL Museums

First National Bank of Dwight

Famed architech Frank Lloyd Wright designed and engineered this bank in 1905

Dwight, IL Architecture

Prairie Creek Library

The Prairie Creek Library was built in 1896 as a carriage house and later transformed into a treatment and recreation building for the Keeley Institute. The building has been on the National Registry of Historic Places,since 1980

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Humiston Woods Nature Preserve

400 acres, woods, hiking, pond, Vermilion River and 15

Pontiac, IL Nature Preserves

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