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Boone County Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
Explore this collection of local memorabilia. The museum houses an extensive collection of Civil War artifacts, a two-story log house, a 1904 Eldredge Runabout and the first Chrysler produced in Belvidere.


Hours: T, Th: 8am - 4pm W, F-S: 12pm - 4pm
Address: 311 Whitney Boulevard
Phone: 815-544-8391
Our Email: info@boonecountyhistoricalmuseum.org
Our Website:www.boonecountyhistoricalmuseum.org
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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Belvidere Cemetary and Pettit Memorial Chapel

The headstones here will head you directly into the pages of local history. Established in 1847, Belvidere Cemetary is the burial ground for the city's illustrious pioneers. Want to go right to a Frank Lloyd Wright landmark?

Belvidere, IL Cemeteries

Apollo Activity Center

The Apollo is an all-purpose activity center, whose 1912 theater has recently been renovated. The 12,000

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Community Building Complex of Boone County

Built in 1939, this building has been preserved, renovated and improved with modern handicapped restrooms, elevator, catering kitchen, banquet room, etc. Available for rental for all occasions. Featured in the 2001

Belvidere, IL Historic Buildings

Petit Memorial Chapel

Petit Memorial Chapel was designed by Frank Llyod Wright and erected in 1907

Belvidere, IL Historic Churches

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