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Amboy Depot Museum

The Amboy Depot Museum is located in a former depot and division headquarters of the Illinois Central Railroad located in Amboy, Illinois. The building is an architecturally unique two-story building built of brick and cut Joliet limestone and is listed on the

Amboy, IL Museums

Franklin Creek Grist Mill & Interpretive Center

4-story reconstructed 1847 grist mill. 4-ton waterwheel, powers pulleys, and gears to turn mill stones to grind corn like 1800's milling equipment on display. 43

Franklin Grove, IL Mills

Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home is restored to the 1920

Dixon, IL Famous Homes

Lincoln Monument

This memorial commemorates Lincoln's 1832 service in the Black Hawk War and consists of a full-length bronze figure of Lincoln as a 23-year old captain. This is the only statue ever made which depicts Abraham Lincoln as a young soldier. The statue was done by Leonard Crunelle. Dedicated in 1930

Dixon, IL Memorials

Burma Shave - Like Signs

Sublette was awarded the signs by Reminisce Magazine, the only such site in Illinois. Signs are approximately a half mile South of Sublette on Hwy 52. Placed in 1995

Sublette, IL Arts

Lincoln Highway Association National Headquarters

Visitors from around the world enjoy researching highway information in this restored 1860 dry goods store built by Abe Lincoln'

Franklin Grove, IL Museums

John Deere Historic Site

John Deere's home still stands with a replica of his blacksmith shop and a preserved archeological dig that unearthed Deere'

Grand Detour, IL Famous Homes


Mendota Hills Windfarm

Mendota Hills Windfarm is the largest commercial windfarm in Illinois. The 63 towering windmills built by Navitas Energy based in Minneapolis, and Gamesa Eó

Paw Paw, IL Landmarks

Chaplin Creek Historic Village

Home of the Franklin Grove Area Historical Society, Chaplin Creek is an evolving prairie community set in the 1835-1895

Franklin Grove, IL Museums

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

St. Peter's Episcopal Church is the second oldest Episcopal church in the state of Illinois. Built of locally quarried limestone, it is a unique combination of Gothic and Greek architecture. Built in 1849

Dixon, IL Historic Churches

Lee County Genealogical Society

Dedicated to the purpose of promoting awareness of family history and helping people in their genealogical research. Our research materials are housed at our library, "

Dixon, IL Genealogy

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