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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

Oregon Public Library

300 Jefferson St
Oregon, IL 61061
We are both the public library and an art gallery offering a variety of resources including print and electronic. Throughout…

Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge

North Main St.
Savanna, IL 61074
In the summer of 2018 the bridge that joins the communities of Savanna, Illinois and Sabula, Iowa was dedicated and…
Whiteside County

Whiteside County Barn Quilt Trail

See Facebook for locations!
Rock Falls, IL 61081
Whiteside County is fortunate to have many Barn Quilts located throughout our area and we encourage you Like/Follow us on…
Lee County

Art & History Alliance

Members located in Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties in Northwest Illinois.
This website contains information on historic sites, museums, and galleries that are aligned to promote cultural and historic travel in…
Ogle County

Heritage Farm Museum

8059 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010
In 1843, Charlie Wilbur and his family came from New York and settled across the river from Byron, Illinois. The…
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…
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…
Ogle & Carroll County
The Galena Trail and Coach Road is a scenic motor trail extending from Peoria to Galena, Illinois, following state, county and unpaved…
Ogle County

Oregon Depot Museum

401 Collins St
Oregon, IL 61061
Relive the history and memories of the rails. Constructed in 1910 with direct influence of Frank O. Lowden and his…
Whiteside County

Morrison Main Street Historic District

Main Street
Morrison, IL 61270
The Morrison Main Street Historic District represents the community’s evolution from a grain-shipment stop along the Air Line Railroad (later…
Lee County

Franklin Grove Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

119 North Elm Street
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
The mural vividly pays homage to The Lincoln Highway Association's first Field Secretary, Henry C. Ostermann. He traveled the highway…
Ogle County

Rochelle Lincoln Hwy Interpretive Mural #2

150 North 15th St
Rochelle, IL 61068
The second Lincoln Highway Mural in Rochelle is displayed on the wall of the Trans World Plastic Films, Inc. building…
Whiteside County

Sterling Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

424 Locust St
Sterling, IL 61081
The Sterling Lincoln Highway Mural is on the Grummert's Hardware building located at 424 Locust Street. This mural is distinctive;…
Ogle County

Barnacopia

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…
Carroll County

Frances Wood Shimer Arboretum

203 E Seminary St
Mt Carroll, IL 61053
Located in historic Mt Carroll on the campus of the former Shimer College. The 14-acre campus includes over 200 trees…
Whiteside County

Historic Lyndon Bridge

126 6th Ave W
Lyndon, IL 61261
The Lyndon Bridge is a metal Parker Pratt through-truss bridge in the village of Lyndon in Whiteside County. The Lyndon…
Whiteside County

Lyndon Area Historical Society Museum

405 West 4th St
Lyndon, IL 61261
Housed in a 130 year-old former church, the Lyndon Area Historical Society museum is a unique and charming venue for your next…
Whiteside County

Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum

607 East 3rd St.
Sterling, IL 61081
The Lincoln-Manahan House, restored as a museum by the Sterling Rock Falls Historical Society, is open for weekend public guided…
Ogle County

Oregon Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

103 W. Washington St
Oregon, IL 61061
The Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Highway, 1924 edition, stated: "Delightful side trips can be made...Up the beautiful Rock…
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