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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. Exhibits include the Lincoln Law Office in Danville, a schoolhous...
    Vermilion County Museum
  • 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's to Desert Storm....
    Vermilion County War Museum
  • 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's law partner and presidential bodyguard....
    Lamon House

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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

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

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

Danville, IL Memorials

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

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

Things to do near Danville, IL

Historic Route 66

Built in the 1920's, Route 66, also known as "The Mother Road," brought many people through Dwight on their way west looking ...

Ramsey Lake Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Oaks Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Lincolnshire Fields Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...