Displays of running model trains and memorabilia. See large running model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee's restored train depot. Features a scale model of Kankakee and its trains as they looked in the 1950's. A life-size, 1947
The Essex Historical Society Museum features a one-room school house and historical Essex artifacts contained in an adjacent brick building. Learn about area strip mines that date back to the early 1900'
The Museum Complex is divided into three main exhibit areas: the Museum, the Taylor 1904, one room schoolhouse, and the 1853, Dr. A.L. Small home (the boyhood home of Governor Len Small). The museum contains a main gallery, a permanent Native American exhibit, a 19