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WWI Victory Memorial

The WWI Victory Memorial monument to Vermilion County's World War I veterans was sculpted by Lorado Taft. Its base displays the names of 51

Danville, IL Memorials

Fithian Home

The Fithian home is a Lincoln site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent 2 nights there in 1858

Danville, IL Historic Homes


Mann's Chapel

Mann's Chapel is the oldest church in Vermilion County. It was constructed in 1857

Rossville, IL Historic Churches

Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area

The Woodyard area, named after late state legislator, Harry "Babe" Woodyard, is the county's newest park. Its 1043

Oakwood, IL Nature Preserves

Kennekuk County Park

Founded in 1974, Kennekuk County Park is 3000 acres in size and is located five miles west of Danville. It is bordered on the west by the Middle Fork National Scenic River and the Middle Fork State Wildlife Area (3000 acres). Kickapoo State Park (3000 acres)

Danville, IL Recreation Parks

Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin of Ward Hill Lamon, Lincoln'

Danville, IL Museums

Forest Glen County Preserve

At Forest Glen Preserve visitors can stroll through the #3 ranked arboretum in the state, a 40-acre restored tall-grass prairie, a recreated pioneer homestead or take a look at the big view from the park's 72

Westville, IL Nature Preserves

Lake Vermillion

Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is a water supply lake and is owned by Aqua Illinois Inc. The Vermilion County Conservation District (V.C.C.D.) maintains the lease on the lake and manages the recreational activities. It is one of Illinois'

Danville, IL Recreation

Off Track Betting Facility

Food, fun and horseracing are the order of the day at the Danville OTB parlor. Adjacent to the Ramada just off I-74. Catch the excitement of thoroughbread and harness racing on 100

Danville, IL Gaming

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it'

Danville, IL Genealogy

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