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Edgar County Historical Society


category : Museums
Compare pioneer and Victorian lifestyle when you visit the log cabin and brick Italianate home. An exhibition gallery and program space in an adjacent building features rotating exhibits of the society's collection.


Hours: W-F: 9am-4pm. Closed Major Holidays.
Address: 414 N. Main
Phone: 217-463-5305
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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