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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 I-55

Dwight, IL Historic Districts

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

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

Keeley Institute

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

Dwight, IL Historic Buildings

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Steven's Creek Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area

The Middle Fork area covers 3015 acres north of Oakwood. It features many campsites, including equestrian sites and trails, h...

"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...

Tribute to Farmers Monument

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

Amish Country Tours

A step-on guide will accompany your tour of Amish homes and farms. Also meals in Amish homes, afternoon frolic, Amish museum ...