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Dwight, Illinois

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First National Bank of Dwight

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

Dwight, IL Architecture

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

Keeley Institute

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

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

Things to do near Dwight, IL

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. ...

Abraham Lincoln Long Nine Museum

The Abraham Lincoln Long Nine Museum has electronic audio narrated dioramas that depict Abe the railsplitter, the self-taught...

Tribute to Farmers Monument

This impressive, black granite piece located on the grounds of Vandalia's Tourist Information Center is a tribute to prairie ...

The Jones House

A gothic revival brick house built in 1858, the Jones house is the oldest brick home in Pontiac....