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Danville, Illinois

  • WWI Victory Memorial

    The WWI Victory Memorial monument to Vermilion County's World War I veterans was sculpted by Lorado Taft. Its base displays the names of 51 area men who died in the war. Statues representing Red Cross...
    WWI Victory Memorial

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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

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

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 2 nights there in 1858

Danville, IL Historic Homes

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

Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 artifacts and memorabilia from the 1800'

Danville, IL Museums

Things to do near Danville, IL

Turtle Run Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Lincoln School Museum - Martinsville

A restored one room schoolhouse, the Lincoln School Museum - Martinsville offers tours and field trips....

St. Elmo Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Heartland Antique Auto Museum

Walk among early cars from the turn-of-the-century through the early 1950's. This museum is also the site of a restoration sh...

Historic Courthouse Square

See one of the sites that makes Charleston a remarkable place to visit, Coles County majestic courthouse and discover our his...