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Lee County

'Begins the Trail' Reagan Statue

River Street
Dixon, IL 61021
A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan, astride the likeness of a palomino horse he rode nearly 60 years ago, sits…
Ogle County

1918 Standard Oil Filling Station

500 Lincoln Avenue
Rochelle, IL 61068
The very first gasoline filling station in Rochelle and the first filling station built along the Lincoln Highway in Illinois.…
Whiteside County

Fulton Windmill Cultural Center

111 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
The Windmill Cultural Center houses an extensive collection of 21 European windmills that vary in size between three feet and…
Ogle County

John Deere Historic Site

8334 S. Clinton St
Grand Detour, IL 61021
The company John Deere founded has a presence around the world, but it all started right here in Grand Detour, Illinois.…
Ogle County

1870 Buffalo Grove Lime Kiln

Galena Trail Road
Polo, IL 61064
Located on the Old Galena Trail, this lime kiln was in operation until the early 1900's and burned rock from…
Whiteside County

Albany Mounds State Historic Site

Cherry Street and 12th Avenue
Albany, IL 61230
One of the most important archaeological sites in Illinois, Albany Mounds contains evidence of continuous human occupation over the last…
Lee County

Amboy Depot Museum

99 East Main Street
Amboy, IL 61310
The Amboy Depot Museum is located in a former depot built in 1876 which served as the division headquarters of…
Whiteside County

Asa Crook Home

680 East 3rd Street
Prophetstown, IL 61277
First frame house built in 1839 by Whiteside County's first settler. Restoration in progress. Donations.
Lee County
This mural is located at 810 Main Street and depicts Ashton's historic Pavement Jubilee.  Towns along the Illinois Lincoln Highway…
Ogle County


2570 N. West Branch Road
Polo, IL 61064
When you walk inside Barnacopia, before you get to the old-time diner or the replica downtown Polo or the bed…
Ogle County

Battleground Memorial Park - Stillman's Run

218 West Main Street
Stillman Valley, IL 61084
Abraham Lincoln, as a 23-year-old captain in the volunteer militia was mustered at Fort Dixon during the Black Hawk Indian…
Ogle County

Billy Barnhart Museum

201 N. 3rd
Oregon, Illinois 61061
Located in the historic Conover Square Mall, this museum features rooms of vintage toys, collectibles, sleighs, farm equipment and relics…
Ogle County

Black Hawk Statue

Lowden State Park
Oregon, IL 61061
The Eternal Indian Statue, commonly known as Black Hawk, was created by sculptor Lorado Taft in 1911and is located in…
Ogle County

Burns House

201 North Franklin Avenue
Polo, IL 61064
The Burns House was the first brick house built in Polo in 1854 and is owned by the Polo Historical…
Ogle County

Byron Civil War Soldiers Monument

Intersection of Chestnut & 2nd St
Byron, IL 61010
The Byron Civil War Soldiers Monument is Illinois’ oldest Civil War monument and was built in 1866 at a cost…
Ogle County

Byron Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

504 Blackhawk Dr
Byron, IL 61010
The Byron Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural depicts how with the development of Lincoln Highway as the first transcontinental highway, small…
Ogle County

Byron Museum of History & Lucius Read House

110 North Union St
Byron, IL 61010
Featuring local history and the Lucius Read house (circa 1843), the museum's exhibits include "Into the Outhouse", "Byron in the…
Carroll County

Carroll County Barn Quilt Trail

Various locations
Carroll County, IL
Barn quilts enhance the beauty of the countryside and are enjoyed by those who pass by. Carroll County is very…
Carroll County

Carroll County Courthouse

301 North Main Street
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
The northernmost and oldest section of the current courthouse was built in Mount Carroll after the county seat was relocated…
Carroll County
Dedicated October 6, 1891 to commemorate the 1284 Carroll County men who lost their lives in the Civil War. Atop…
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