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Yorkville, Illinois

  • Chapel On The Green

    Chapel On The GreenYorkville, Illinois is the county seat of Kendall County in which is located the oldest church building in the county, The Chapel On The Green. Dating back to 1855, the Chapel is Kendall County's olde...
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Plano Depot - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Plano Depot was built in Chicago, Illinois and hauled to Plano on flatcars in the 1850's. It was built by the C.B. & Q Railroad (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) in the Gothic Style architecture. The depot was used until 1914 or 1915

Yorkville, IL Railroad History


Oswego-Fox House - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Oswego-Fox House was built in the 1870's by the Fox family, ancestors of the Cutter family from Oswego, Illinois. The house was located 1/2 mile south of Oswego on Route 71. It was moved to Lyon Farm at the Kendall County Historical Society museum complex in 1975

Yorkville, IL Historic Homes

Seward Town Hall - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Seward Town Hall was built in 1876 and 1877 at a cost of $500.00. It stood on the east bank of Au Sable Creek facing Route 52. In addition to serving as a town hall it was used as a Congregational Church, basketball hall and band practice site. It was moved to Lyon Farm in 1976

Yorkville, IL Museums

Corrigan Store - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

William Corrigan established an independent store known as Corrigan & Sons which operated in Plattville, Illinois from 1919 until the late 1950's. The store carried a general merchandise line, including Oliver farm machinery and agricultural implements.

Yorkville, IL Museums

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

Ottawa Scouting Museum

The Ottawa Scouting Museum is a museum to promote and preserve the colorful and proud traditions of Boy and Girl Scouting and...

Mendota Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Heritage Canyon

Heritage Canyon is a 12-acre quarry that houses a restored and furnished mid-1800's settlement with paths through wooded hill...

Sinnissippi Park Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

U.S. Lock & Dam 13

Boats of all kinds pass through the locks and visitors can view the activites from a few feet away....