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Illinois
Addison
Addison Historical Museum
135 Army Trail Road
Addison IL  60101
Phone 
630 628-1433
Web Site  http://www.addisonlinks.org/ahm/hist1.html
Description  local history in relocated house & coach house/town clerk's office
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Era  1892

Alton
Koenig House
829 East Fourth Street
Alton IL  62002
Phone 
618 463-1795
Web Site  http://www.greatriverroad.com/Cities/Alton/Koenig.htm
E-mail  AltonMuseum@yahoo.com
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
Research /Reading  Library
Era  1887

Illinois
Belleville
Emma Kunz House Museum
602 Fulton Street
Belleville IL
Phone 
618 234-0600
Web Site  http://www.villageprofile.com/illinois/belleville/belleville2.html - arts
Description  earliest dated brick house in Illinois
Type of Resource  House Museum
Group Identity  German
Era  1830

Victorian House Museum
701 East Washington Street
Belleville IL
Phone 
618 234-0600
Web Site  http://www.villageprofile.com/illinois/belleville/belleville2.html - arts
Description  locally made furnishings, vintage clothing, quilts
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Research /Reading  Library
Era  1866
Owner/Operator:  St Clair County Historical Society
 

  IL

  Bement

  Bryant Cottage State Historic Site

  146 East Wilson Street

  Bement  IL   61813    

  Phone   217 678-8184

  Web Site www.bement.com/bryant.htm

  Alt Web http://www.nps.gov/archive/liho/link3.htm

  Description  where Lincoln and Stephen Douglas met to plan their debates

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1856

  New or Updated:  12/17/2006

Blandinsville
Blandin House Museum
215 South Chestnut
PO Box 253
Blandinsville IL 61420
Phone 309 652-3673
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.makeitmacomb.com/attractions.html
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
New or Updated:
04/23/2003

Illinois
Bourbonnais
George R Letourneu Home Museum
Route 102
Bourbonnais IL 60914
Phone 815 933-6452
Web Site http://www.museum.siu.edu/university_museum/museum_classroom_grant/M
useum_Explorers/school_pages/bourbonnais2/index.htm
Description home of town's first mayor, relocated, restored, and now housing local historical society
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Owner/Operator: Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society
New or Updated: 04/24/2003

Cairo
Magnolia Manor
2700 Washington Avenue
Cairo IL
Phone 
618 734-0201
Web Site  http://www.southernmostillinois.com/Attractions/sites_Alexander_CairoMagnolia.html
Description  14 room mansion of Charles Galigher, furnished with period items
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1869

Illinois
Charleston
Dudley House
895 7th Street
Charleston IL
Phone 
217 345-2934
Web Site  www.charlestontourism.org/historic.html
Description  Queen Anne style house
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1920-1940

Chenoa
Matthew T Scott House
227 North 1st Ave
Chenoa IL 61726
Phone 815 945-4555
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://chs1972.homestead.com/ScottHouse.html
Description home of agriculturalist and daughter Julia Green, a founder of the DAR
Type of Resource House Museum
Era 1855
New or Updated: 05/09/2003

Illinois
Chicago
Charnley-Persky House
1365 N Astor Street
Chicago IL 60610
Phone 312 573-1365
Web Site http://www.sah.org/Charnley_House/Charnley-Persky-Home.htm
Description designed by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, important modern design
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture
New or Updated: 05/21/2003

Chicago
Clarke House Museum
1827 South Indiana Avenue
Chicago IL  60616
Phone 
312 745-0040
Web Site  http://www.ci.chi.il.us/CulturalAffairs/ClarkeHouse/ClarkeHouse.html
E-mail clarkehouse@interaccess.com
Description  oldest remaining house in city, moved to site as part of historic house district
Type of Resource  House Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture
Era  1836

Illinois
Glessner House Museum

1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago IL 60616
Phone 
312 326-1480
Web Site http://www.glessnerhouse.org/
Description 
mansion designed by HH Richardson
Type of Resource  House Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
Era  1887

Robie House
5757 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago IL  60637
Phone 
708 848-1976
Web Site  www.nthp.org
Description  Frank Lloyd Wright
Type of Resource  House Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
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