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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

Old River School Historic District

Includes original Freeport and the city's first street, Monterey. In later years, the area was known as the "Gold Coast". Numerous old and architecturally significant structures are in the district, including Freeport'

Freeport, IL Historic Districts


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

Things to do near Freeport, IL

Ethnic Heritage Museum

The Ethnic Heritage Museum is an 1850's house dedicated to depicting the roles six ethnic groups played in area history: Afri...

Winslow Historical Society Museum

Discover the history of Winslow. Featuring displays relating to discovery of cream cheese which had its beginnings in Winslow...

Putnam County Historical Society

The Putnam County Historical Society conducts tours of the recently restored, redecorated 1844 Pulsifer House. Geneological h...

Lost Nation Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days...