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Danville, Illinois

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Vermilion County Museum

Vermilion County Museum is a new building which is a replica of the 1833 county courthouse where Lincoln practiced law from 1841-1859

Danville, IL Museums

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

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

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

Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Danville

The VA Medical Center was established by an Act of Congress in 1896

Danville, IL Historic Buildings

Things to do near Danville, IL

Anderson Prairie

Anderson Prairie is a 25-acre wildlife park featuring remnants of the original tallgrass Illinois prairiie. A butterfly house...

Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area

The Middle Fork area covers 3015 acres north of Oakwood. It features many campsites, including equestrian sites and trails, h...

The Jones House

A gothic revival brick house built in 1858, the Jones house is the oldest brick home in Pontiac....

Paublo Agricultural Museum

The objective of the Paublo Agricultural Museum is to preserve and promote agriculture from the past to the present. To accom...

Vachel Lindsay Home

The 1879 birthplace of the native Springfield poet/artist, this house remained Lindsay's only home until his death there in 1...