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Shirley, Illinois

  • Funk Prarie Home

    Funk Prarie HomeThe Pre-civil war, Victorian home of Illinois Senator and director of the Chicago Stock Yards, Lafayette Funk, lets visitors explore the lifestyle of a pioneering prairie family in the 1800\'s. It is ...
    Funk Prarie Home
  • Funk Gem & Mineral Museum

    Funk Gem & Mineral MuseumLocated at the Funk Prairie Home, this is the largest single person display of rare gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary art in the state; a true hidden treasure! Also includes a history of agricultur...
    Funk Gem & Mineral Museum

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Funk Prarie Home

The Pre-civil war, Victorian home of Illinois Senator and director of the Chicago Stock Yards, Lafayette Funk, lets visitors explore the lifestyle of a pioneering prairie family in the 1800\'

Shirley, IL Museums

Funk Gem & Mineral Museum

Located at the Funk Prairie Home, this is the largest single person display of rare gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary art in the state; a true hidden treasure!

Shirley, IL Museums

Things to do near Shirley, IL

Swan Creek Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days...

Oakwood Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Historic Barntours

4 self-drive tours of 30 historic county barns. Types of barn's included are double valley, cross gable, gambrel, stick and r...

Simpkins War Museum

Personal collection of Gary Simpkins. Permanent displays show artifacts from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I...