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Lindo Theater

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on six screens. The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed it.

Freeport, IL Historic Theatres

Jane Addams Burial Site

Jane Addams, born and raised in Cedarville, was an internationally famous humanitarian and social work pioneer. She founded Chicago'

Cedarville, IL Cemeteries

Stephenson County Historical Society Museum

This lovely museum is housed in an Italianate home built by Oscar and Malvina Taylor in 1857. The Taylor home was the social center of Freeport in its time and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Freeport, IL Museums

Jets Observatory

View the night sky through the 12

Freeport, IL Observatories

Silvercreek Museum

Operated by the Stephenson County antique engine club, which also operates the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad. Offers 28

Freeport, IL Museums

Skate Station

Family oriented roller skating with video/

Lena, IL Fun Centers

Soldiers Memorials

The Civil War Soldiers Monument on the southwest corner was dedicated in 1871 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. It is made of Joliet marble with a 12-foot square base and is 83

Freeport, IL Memorials

Blackhawk War Monument

Located on the site of Kellog's Grove, an early settlement established in 1827 on a mail route between Peoria and Galena, and now on the National Register of Historic Places

Kent, IL Monuments

Freeport Arts Center

Explore six permanent galleries: European (19th Century paintings, sculpture, and one of the world's finest collection of Pietre Dure or Florentine Mosaics), antiquities (Egyptian, Greek and Roman), and Native American (pots, basket and Kachina dolls)

Freeport, IL Galleries


Cedarville Historical Museum

Located in a 116 year-old school building in Cedarville, the Cedarville Historical Museum's main exhibit focuses on Jane Addams, Cedarville native who was the first women to win a Nobel Peace Prize and who founded Chicago'

Cedarville, IL Museums

Old River School Historic District

Includes original Freeport and the city's first street, Monterey. In later years, the area was known as the "Gold Coast". Numerous old and architecturally significant structures are in the district, including Freeport'

Freeport, IL Historic Districts

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