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Andover, Illinois

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Andover Historical Museum & Grounds

The home of August Rehnstrom was built in 1861 by Eric Berglof and became a temporary haven for Swedish immigrants in the 1860's. On the lawn is a bell from the first two-story school, millstones from the historic Edwards River Mill, and the first post office in Henry County, Illinois in May of 1837

Andover, IL Museums

Jenny Lind Chapel

As the first community in Henry County, Andover's quaint chapel was endowed by the world famous opera singer Jenny Lind. Built in 1850, this chapel is the "Mother Church"

Andover, IL Historic Churches

American Woman's League Chapter House

Built in 1911 and listed in the National Register of Historic Sites

Andover, IL Historic Homes

Things to do near Andover, IL

Schuyler Jail Museum and Genealogical Center

Built in 1857 of hand-hewn sandstone, the Schuyler Jail Museum is a fascinating showcase of pioneer life on the Illinois fron...

Great River Trail

62 miles of riverfront biking trails run from Rock Island, Illinois to Savanna, Illinois. Scenic, paved trails will expose th...

Old Jail & Old School House

Historical Society's authentic preservation of an 1800's school and local jail. ...

Black Hawk State Historic Site

Black Hawk State Historic Site includes a unique 100-acre "designated nature preserve" consisting of an oak-hickory forest wi...

Strawn Art Gallery

Featuring monthly changing art exhibits, Early Mississippian & Native American pottery and the Miriam Cowgur Allen Doll Colle...