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Fithian Home

The Fithian home is a Lincoln site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent 2 nights there in 1858

Danville, IL Historic Homes

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it'

Danville, IL Genealogy


Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin of Ward Hill Lamon, Lincoln'

Danville, IL Museums

Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 artifacts and memorabilia from the 1800'

Danville, IL Museums

Things to do Historic Sites near Danville, IL

Salt Kettle Rest Area

The Salt Kettle Rest Area is accessible from the westbound lands of I-74 between Danville and Oakwood. The grounds are near t...

Historic Danville Stadium

Built in 1946 as part of the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system, it serves as the home field for high school, American Legion, and ...

Pike's Peak Ocean to Ocean Road

One of the first transcontinental highways. It is one of the most unchanged of all early highways. Get a map to travel the Ed...

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is the last home of Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's parents. It shares ...