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Dwight, Illinois

  • Bank Of Dwight

    The Bank of Dwight built in 1855, is the oldest business institution in the village. The Greek Classic design building was remodeled in 1974 to expand to the adjacent building. An original mural paint...
    Bank Of Dwight
  • Keeley Institute

    The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940. Some buildings are still available for tours....
    Keeley Institute
  • Prairie Creek Library

    The Prairie Creek Library was built in 1896 as a carriage house and later transformed into a treatment and recreation building for the Keeley Institute. The building has been on the National Regist...
    Prairie Creek Library
  • The Windmill

    The Windmill was built in 1896 to supply water for the Oughton Estate and its grounds. The windmill was donated to the Village of Dwight in 2001, and a community based restoration project is currently...
    The Windmill

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The Windmill

The Windmill was built in 1896 to supply water for the Oughton Estate and its grounds. The windmill was donated to the Village of Dwight in 2001

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Prairie Creek Library

The Prairie Creek Library was built in 1896 as a carriage house and later transformed into a treatment and recreation building for the Keeley Institute. The building has been on the National Registry of Historic Places,since 1980

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

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 for a more prosperous life. The road has evolved over the years to today's I-55

Dwight, IL Historic Districts

Historical Society Museum

The depot, built in 1916, is now the home of the Dwight Historical Society. The purpose is to preserve the history and culture the pertains to the Dwight area. The museum is listed on the National Register of Historical Sites

Dwight, IL Museums

Bank Of Dwight

The Bank of Dwight built in 1855, is the oldest business institution in the village. The Greek Classic design building was remodeled in 1974

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Harkey House

The Harkey House is a home furnished with memorabilia of early Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historical Society. ...

Pioneer Winery

Located in historic downtown Palestine, the Pioneer Winery features a wide selection of local wines plus accessories and gift...

Cameo Vineyards

Family-owned winery managing 7 acres of French-American hybrid grapevines and making 8 different wines including reds, whites...

Orpheum Children's Museum

The Orpheum Children's Museum is a hands on science museum that allows children to interact and explore their surroundings. I...

Air Combat Museum

This museum showcases the role of military aviation in protecting and advancing the cause of freedom....