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Union School - Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Union School, District No. 42, was built in 1847 by subscription. It was originally located on Wheeler Road in Nau-Au-Say Township. Pupils came from as far away as Plattville, 4

Yorkville, IL Historic Schoolhouses

C.B. & Q Caboose -Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The Caboose was built in the Aurora, Illinois C.B. & Q (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) shops in 1918. It was used on the Fox River Line for 56 years. The Caboose was moved to Lyon Farm in 1974. 2018 marks the 100

Yorkville, IL Railroad History

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

Bristol-Kendall Fire Department Firehouse -Lyon Farm Museum Complex

The village of Yorkville mentions a fire department in a note dated July 1877, directing 2 trustees to buy fire equipment. The fire house was built in 1888, 2

Yorkville, IL Historic Buildings

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

Things to do near Yorkville, IL

South Shore Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 30 days...

Illinois Railway Museum

The award winning Illinois Railway Museum celebrats over 50 years of Railway Preservation with electric cars, steam trains, d...

Rock River Valley Self Help Enterprises, Inc. Happy Trails

Happy Trails is situated on 5 acres with walking paths, water gardens, a green house, 5 hole miniture golf, swings, and garde...

Oakville Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Blackberry Oaks Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...