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Carl Sandburg State Historic Site

Galesburg is the birth place and burial site of the internationally known writer, Carl Sandburg. The Visitor Center contains a museum, a museum shop, a small theater where several informative videos about Carl Sandburg are shown and a renovated "barn"

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Central Congregational Church

The Central Congregational Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was erected in 1898

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The Orpheum Theatre

The restored vaudeville Orpheum Theatre, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a monument to the spirit of Galesburg and Knox County - a love of history, the arts and community. Described as "a veritable house of enchantment" when it opened its doors on August 19, 1916

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Galesburg Railroad Museum

The Galesburg Railroad Museum celebrates the shared histories of Galesburg and the railroad. Tour a real steam locomotive. See the authentic railroad memorabilia. Great for kids and rail fans!

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Things to do Arts near Galesburg, IL

Galesburg Civic Art Center

Galesburg Civic Art Center is a non-profit art gallery....

The Peoria Art Guild

At the Peoria Art Guild you will find art exhibits, orginal artwork for purchase or rent, art classes and other special event...

Quincy Art Center

The Quincy Art Center, a museum of the visual art's, is located on the ground's of the Lorenzo Bull Mansion, now the Women's ...

Downtown Jacksonville Handpainted Murals

Completed in the Summer of 2006, these murals were handpainted by over 50 sign painters and graphic artists from as faraway a...

Strawn Art Gallery

Featuring monthly changing art exhibits, Early Mississippian & Native American pottery and the Miriam Cowgur Allen Doll Colle...