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Freeport, Illinois

  • Winneshiek Players

    The Winneshiek Players provide quality, live theater each season and is the oldest continuous amateur theater in the country. A schedule of productions is available by calling the box office or on the...
    Winneshiek Players
  • Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre

    Located on the campus of Highland Community College, Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre features a variety of fine arts programming including vocal and music concerts, live theater, special performances, and ...
    Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Stephenson County Historical Society Museum

This lovely museum is housed in an Italianate home built by Oscar and Malvina Taylor in 1857. The Taylor home was the social center of Freeport in its time and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Freeport, IL Museums

Lindo Theater

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on six screens. The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed it.

Freeport, IL Historic Theatres

Tutty Baker Monument

Honors William "Tutty" Baker, the founder of Freeport. Tutty came to this area, which was home to the Winnebago Indians, in 1835

Freeport, IL Monuments


Lincoln-Douglas Debate Square

Experience the history of the second of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. It was at this site on August 27, 1858 that the Freeport Doctrine, an important statement regarding slavery and state'

Freeport, IL Historic Sites

Things to do near Freeport, IL

Artesian Well at Paradise Cove

Nestled along Indian Creek is a natural artesian well where thousands of gallons of pure water flow each day. The site, acces...

Ogle County Historical Society

Step back in time and enjoy memorabilia from Northern Illinois....

Historic Auto Attractions

More than 70 historic autos including presidential limousines, Al Capone's car and movie cars such as the Batmobile, PLUS hun...

Chaplin Creek Historic Village

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

Lost Nation Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days...