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  • Fithian Home

    The Fithian home is a Lincoln site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent...
    Fithian Home

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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

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

Off Track Betting Facility

Food, fun and horseracing are the order of the day at the Danville OTB parlor. Adjacent to the Ramada just off I-74. Catch the excitement of thoroughbread and harness racing on 100

Danville, IL Gaming

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it'

Danville, IL Genealogy

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

Things to do near Danville, IL

Mann's Chapel

Mann's Chapel is the oldest church in Vermilion County. It was constructed in 1857....

Lincoln College Museum

The Lincoln College Museum contains $2,000,000 worth of volumes, manuscripts, art, and related items of historical interest. ...

J.H. Hawes Elevator

Restored grain elevator listed on the National Historic Register. Free tours....

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. ...