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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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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

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

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

First National Bank of Dwight

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

Dwight, IL Architecture

Things to do near Dwight, IL

Altamont Living Museum

Now used as a theatre for live performances of music and drama or for exhibiting fine arts, this 1912 church gives you a tast...

The Little Theatre On The Square

There is nothing little about the enjoyment you'll experience at The Little Theatre On The Square. It is a big time, live pro...

Farmer Dave's Buffalo Ranch

Get up close and personal with the buffalo. Have a buffalo burger and buffalo taco. Giant pumpkin patch stage coach rides. Yo...

The Farm

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