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Dwight, Illinois

  • 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

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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

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

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Wandell Sculpture Garden

This unique, free outdoor sculpture garden sits among 22 acres of re-created Illinois tallgrass prairie in a 130-acre communi...

Litchfield Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Grand Army of The Republic Memorial Museum

A cornucopia of Civil War memorabilia, including "Tinytype" by Civil War photographer Matthew Brandy is exhibited in the Gran...

Wilhelmina Art Gallery

Nationally winning art, oils by Wilma Woldt Krueger. Rental, limited and open edition prints, landscapes, wildlife, still lif...

The Farm

Twenty-three theme gardens, rustic shop in barn featuring herbal gifts and supplies, group tours, picnics and hayrides and gr...