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Freeport, Illinois

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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

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

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


Things to do near Freeport, IL

LaSalle County Historical Museum

The LaSalle County Historical Museum complex has the museum in an 1848 warehouse on the I & M Canal, barn, blacksmith shop, a...

Stiengtunt Vineyards & Winery, Inc.

Maker of Sunset Wines, the vineyards grow 4,000 vines of 30 different varieties on ten acres. The grapes create the unique Su...

Historic Auto Attractions

More than 70 historic autos including presidential limousines, Al Capone's car and movie cars such as the Batmobile, PLUS hun...

Lacoma Golf Club -Blue

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...