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  • 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 ...
    Historic Route 66

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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

First National Bank of Dwight

Famed architech Frank Lloyd Wright designed and engineered this bank in 1905

Dwight, IL Architecture

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

Keeley Institute

The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940

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

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Illini Country Club

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

My Garage R&D Center / Corvette Museum

My Garage R&D Center showcases classic and one-of-a-kind corvettes, including Indy pace cars, racing machines, the last C-4 a...

Vandalia Country Club

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

"The Last Stop" - Lincoln Sculpture

The world's only statue of Abe Lincoln and a pig. The sculpture commemorates Lincoln's bemused request for a "writ of quietus...

Earth Borne Farms

Pumpkin patch and straw maze, 18 hole miniature golf fun house. Hayrides, train, crafts and antiques. School tours by appoint...