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Bishop Hill State Historic Site


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Bishop Hill was the site of a utopian religious community founded in 1846 by Swedish pietist Eric Janson (1808-1850) and his followers. Many consider the Jansonist emigration as the beginning of Swedish America. Bishop Hill is a National Historic Landmark. The restored village has 5 museums, 3 restaurants, 1 Bed and Breakfast and 20 unique gift shops.


Admission: Suggested Donation - Adult: 2.00 Child: 1.00
Hours: March-Oct - M-Su: 9am-5pm
Nov.-Feb. - M-Su: 9am-4pm
Closed major holidays.
Address: 200 S Bishop Hill St
Phone: 309-927-3345
Our Email: bishophill@winco.net
Our Website:www.bishophill.com
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Bishop Hill State Historic Site

Bishop Hill was the site of a utopian religious community founded in 1846 by Swedish pietist Eric Janson (1808-1850) and his followers. Many consider the Jansonist emigration as the beginning of Swedish America. Bishop Hill is a National Historic Landmark. The restored village has 5

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