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Whiteside County

Midway Drive-In Theater

91 Palmyra Road
Sterling, IL 61081
The landmark Midway Drive In located between Dixon and Sterling IL  features state of the art digital projection and sound…
Lee County

Ruth Edwards Nature Center at Lowell Park

2114 Lowell Park Road
Dixon, IL
Located within Lowell Park, the Ruth Edwards Nature Center is open to the public and a great place to start…
Lee County

Lost Nation Golf Club

6931 South Lost Nation Road
Dixon, IL 61021
Located near the historic villages of Dixon and Oregon, Illinois — about 75 minutes west of Chicagoland — is Lost…
Published in Golf
Lee County

H.I. Lincoln Building

136 North Elm Street
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
A cousin of Abraham Lincoln, Henry Isaac Lincoln, built this historic building. Stop in and learn the history of the…
Lee County

Green River State Wildlife Area

375 Game Road
Harmon, IL
2,565 acres, restrooms, parking, dump station, camping, hiking, horse trails, and hunting.   Hunting information --> https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/Parks/Activity/Pages/GreenRiver.aspx The Green River State…
Lee County

Dixon Welcome Center

87 S Hennepin Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Visit the Dixon Welcome Center for area tourist information, brochures and maps. Dixon gifts and souvenirs, Ronald Reagan history and…
Lee County

Dixon Boat Ramp

1485 Fellows Avenue
Dixon, IL
Boat launches, canoe access, fishing.
Lee County

Custer Avenue Boat Dock

2000 West First Street
Dixon, IL
Parking lot, boat launches, canoe access, fishing.
Lee County

Chaplin Creek Village

1715 Whitney Road
Franklin Grove, IL
Founded and supported by the Franklin Grove Area Historical Society, Chaplin Creek Village is an evolving, full-scale historical restoration project…
Lee County

Reagan Peace Park

Galena Avenue and Second Street
Dixon, IL 61021
Reagan Peace Park includes a 20 ft tall sculpture entitled Wings of Peace and Freedom donated by Bulgarian artist, Nick…
Lee County

Dixon Veterans Memorial Arch

Galena Avenue & Rt 2
Dixon, IL
Since 1919, this lighted historic memorial arch on Galena Avenue in Dixon has honored the veterans of war. The arch…
Lee County

Old Settlers Log Cabin

115 Lincoln Statue Drive
Dixon, IL 61021
Built in 1894, the Old Settler’s Log Cabin was built as a lasting tribute to the area's early settlers. 1969,…
Lee County

Mormon Plaque

59 S. East Avenue
Amboy, IL 61310
The Amboy Conference was the setting of the official "re-organization" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints…
Lee County

Mormon Cemetery

704 N. 1st St.
Amboy, IL
This cemetery of the Church of Latter Day Saints contains the grave of one of Brigham Young's wives.
Lee County

Mills & Petrie Memorial Library

701 N. 1st St
Ashton, IL 61006
Named after two Civil War veterans that "adopted" the town. The building houses city offices and the public library. It…
Lee County

Loveland Community House and Museum

513 West Second Street
Dixon, IL
Love Illinois history?  Check out some interesting items found in this beautiful building.  Dolls & toys from yesteryear, some of…
Lee County

Lincoln Statue

Lincoln Statue Drive
Dixon, IL
A statue of 23-year-old Abraham Lincoln as he served as a volunteer soldier in the Black Hawk Indian War of…
Lee County
The Research Center holds an abundance of historical & genealogical information relating to the history of Lee County. Its collection…
Lee County

Lee County Courthouse

112 East Second Street
Dixon, IL
The courthouse was completed in 1901, on the site of the original county courthouse building. Land for the courthouse was…
Lee County

The Dixon | Historic Theatre

114 South Galena Avenue
Dixon, IL 61021
The Dixon | Historic Theatre is proud to showcase live music, community theatre, movies, lectures, meetings, and conferences and continues…
Published in Arts and Culture
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