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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…
Lee County

Dixon Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

87 S. Hennepin Ave.
Dixon, IL 61021
Located on the outside wall of the Dixon Welcome Center, the inspiration for the Dixon Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural was…
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…
Whiteside County

Fulton Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

10th Ave & 4th St
Fulton, IL 61252
Fulton, known as the "gateway to the west‚" is the western terminus of the Illinois portion of the Lincoln Highway.…
Whiteside County

Morrison Veteran's Park

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270
Dedicated to area Veterans and includes flags, memorial tablets and Howitzer field artillery.
Whtieside County

Morrison Lincoln Highway Mural

208 E Main St
Morrison, IL 61270
Located at 208 E Main Street, this interpretive mural is a vivid depiction of the 1921 Whiteside County Fair.  The…
Lee County
This mural is located at 810 Main Street and depicts Ashton's historic Pavement Jubilee.  Towns along the Illinois Lincoln Highway…
Whiteside County

Rock Falls Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

1412 W. Rock Falls Rd.
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Located at 1412 W. Rock Falls Rd (Rt 30) on the United Electric Bldg, this Lincoln Highway mural showcases the…
Ogle County

Roberts Armory WWII Historical Museum

PO Box 118
Rochelle, IL 61068
Roberts Armory WWII Historical Museum specializes in the acquisition and display of light armored vehicles and artillery used by the…
Lee County

Heritage Crossing

River Street
Dixon, IL 61021
The city of Dixon has completed the first stage of a major multi million dollar Riverfront Renewal project called "Heritage…
Whiteside County

Fulton's Ronald Reagan Trail Link

North 4th St
Fulton, IL 61252
Fulton is proud to announce its recent addition to the Ronald Reagan Trail. The former U.S. President's ancestral lineage began…
Lee County

Dixon Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo

S. Galena Ave & River St.
Dixon, IL 61021
The Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 40 interpretive murals that highlight the…
Whiteside County

Fulton Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo

10th St. & 3rd St.
Fulton, Il 61252
The Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 40 interpretive murals that highlight the…
Ogle County

Rochelle Lincoln Hwy Interpretive Gazebo

124 N. 9th St
Rochelle, IL 61068
The Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 40 interpretive murals that highlight the…
Ogle County
The llinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 40 interpretive murals that highlight the…
Ogle County
The Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 35 interpretive murals that highlight the…
Ogle County

Rochelle Lincoln Hwy Interpretive Mural

429 Lincoln Highway
Rochelle, IL 61068
Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 35 interpretive murals that highlight the development of the historic…
Ogle County

Leaf River Historical Museum

203 E. 3rd St.
Leaf River, IL 61047
Open April through October the 1st and 3rd Sundays from 1pm - 4pm.  Located in a former church built in…

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