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Freeport, Illinois

  • Fever River Railroad

    For model railroad aficionados, and everyone else who ever enjoyed model trains, this model railroad is a 103' by 24' HO scale of a hypothetical railroad running from Duluth, Minnesota to St. Louis, M...
    Fever River Railroad

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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

Freeport Arts Center

Explore six permanent galleries: European (19th Century paintings, sculpture, and one of the world's finest collection of Pietre Dure or Florentine Mosaics), antiquities (Egyptian, Greek and Roman), and Native American (pots, basket and Kachina dolls)

Freeport, IL Galleries

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

Things to do near Freeport, IL

Muller's Lane Farm

A unique experience in the old homestead way of life. Rich in tradition and still farm our hayfield using Belgian draft horse...

Aldeen Golf Club

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

Kankakee Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Old Stockade on the Cobblestone Street

See and hear of Galena's earliest Indian trader and how his building served Galena since the mid-1820s, through the Blackhawk...