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Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 artifacts and memorabilia from the 1800'

Danville, IL Museums

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it'

Danville, IL Genealogy

Kickapoo State Park

Once a scarred wasteland ravaged by turn-of-the-century strip-mine operations, Kickapoo State State Recreation Area's 2,842 acres now provide an outdoor playground with something to appeal to every member of the family. Twenty two deep water ponds, ranging in size from 0.2 of an acre to 57

Oakwood, IL State Parks

Salt Kettle Rest Area

The Salt Kettle Rest Area is accessible from the westbound lands of I-74

Oakwood, IL Historic Sites

Forest Glen County Preserve

At Forest Glen Preserve visitors can stroll through the #3 ranked arboretum in the state, a 40-acre restored tall-grass prairie, a recreated pioneer homestead or take a look at the big view from the park's 72

Westville, IL Nature Preserves

Kennekuk County Park

Founded in 1974, Kennekuk County Park is 3000 acres in size and is located five miles west of Danville. It is bordered on the west by the Middle Fork National Scenic River and the Middle Fork State Wildlife Area (3000 acres). Kickapoo State Park (3000 acres)

Danville, IL Recreation Parks

Mann's Chapel

Mann's Chapel is the oldest church in Vermilion County. It was constructed in 1857

Rossville, IL Historic Churches

Off Track Betting Facility

Food, fun and horseracing are the order of the day at the Danville OTB parlor. Adjacent to the Ramada just off I-74. Catch the excitement of thoroughbread and harness racing on 100

Danville, IL Gaming


Fithian Home

The Fithian home is a Lincoln site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1855 Victorian mansion was the home of Dr. William Fithian, a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spent 2 nights there in 1858

Danville, IL Historic Homes

Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area

The Woodyard area, named after late state legislator, Harry "Babe" Woodyard, is the county's newest park. Its 1043

Oakwood, IL Nature Preserves

Lake Vermillion

Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is a water supply lake and is owned by Aqua Illinois Inc. The Vermilion County Conservation District (V.C.C.D.) maintains the lease on the lake and manages the recreational activities. It is one of Illinois'

Danville, IL Recreation

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