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Freeport, Illinois

  • Soldiers Memorials

    The Civil War Soldiers Monument on the southwest corner was dedicated in 1871 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. It is made of Joliet marble with a 12-foot square b...
    Soldiers Memorials

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lindo Theater

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on six screens. The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed it.

Freeport, IL Historic Theatres

Stephenson County Historical Society Museum

This lovely museum is housed in an Italianate home built by Oscar and Malvina Taylor in 1857. The Taylor home was the social center of Freeport in its time and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Freeport, IL Museums

Lincoln The Debater Statue

The famous Lincoln The Debater Statue was designed by Leonard Crunelle of Chicago and was presented to Freeport at the 71st anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas Debate on Aug. 27, 1929

Freeport, IL Arts

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Square

Experience the history of the second of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. It was at this site on August 27, 1858 that the Freeport Doctrine, an important statement regarding slavery and state'

Freeport, IL Historic Sites

Fever River Railroad

For model railroad aficionados, and everyone else who ever enjoyed model trains, this model railroad is a 103' by 24'

Freeport, IL Railroad History

Things to do near Freeport, IL

Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society Museum

The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society Museum is a local history museum....

Palisades Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Sunset Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Kankakee County Historical Society Museum

The Museum Complex is divided into three main exhibit areas: the Museum, the Taylor 1904, one room schoolhouse, and the 1853,...

Cedardell Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...