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Illinois
Clinton
Clifton H Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
219 E Woodlawn St
Clinton IL 61727
Phone 217 935-6066
Web Site http://www.chmoorehomestead.org/
Alt Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~ildewitt/today.htm
Description home of prominent lawyer in late 1800s
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection G-M Machinery
Industry Telecommunications
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/21/2003

Danville
Vermilion County Museum
116 North Gilbert
Danville IL 61832
Phone
217 442-2922
Web Site
http://www.vermilioncountymuseum.org/index.htm
E-mail mailto:chmoore@5.com
Description located in home of William Fithian. Lincoln stayed there often and gave a speech from the balcony; memorabilia of Joe Cannon, Speaker of the House 1903-1911, congressman for 46 years
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
New or Updated: 05/22/2003

Illinois
De Kalb
Ellwood House Museum
509 North 1st St
De Kalb IL  60115
Phone 
815 756-4609
Web Site  www.bios.niu.edu/ellwood/
Description  Victorian mansion in park
Type of Resource  House Museum

Decatur
Governor Oglesby Mansion Inc
421 West William Street
Decatur IL  62522
Phone 
217 429-9422
Web Site  www.fgi.net/%7emccd/oglesby.htm
Description  home of 3 time Illinois Governor Richard Oglesby
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1874

Illinois
James Millikin Homestead

125 North Pine Street
Decatur IL   62522
Phone 
217 422-9003
Web Site  www.millikin.edu/millikinhomestead
Description  homes of banker and university founder
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1876

Oglesby Mansion
421 West William Street
Decatur IL   62522
Phone 
217 429-9422
Web Site  http://www.decaturnet.org/heritage/details.html - oglesby
Description  home of 3-time Illinois governor
Type of Resource  House Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1874
 

  Illinois
  De Kalb

  Ellwood House Museum

  509 North 1st St

  De Kalb  IL      60115    

  Phone   815 756-4609

  Web Site  http://www.ellwoodhouse.org/

  Description  Victorian mansion in park

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Era  1879

  Owner/Operator:  Elwood House Association

  New or Updated:   1/2/2006
 

  Des Plaines

  Des Plaines Historical Museum

  789 Pearson Street

  Des Plaines  IL   60016    

  Phone   847 391-5399

  Web Site  http://dpkhome.northstarnet.org/DPHS/

  Description  home of local hardware merchant Benjamin Kinder  is now museum and research library

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1907

  New or Updated:  1/14/2005

 

  IL

  Dixon

  Old Settler's Memorial Log Cabin

  Lincoln Statue Drive

  Dixon  IL

  Phone  815 284-1134

  Web Site http://www.dixonil.com/attractions.htm

  Description  built as a memorial to early settlers, furnished

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Era 1894

  New or Updated:  4/7/2007

 

Illinois
East Carondelet
Martin/Boismenue House
2110 1st Street
East Carondelet IL 62240
Phone 618 286-1980
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
New or Updated: 05/28/2003

Edwardsville
Madison County Historical Museum
715 North Main Street
Edwardsville IL  62025
Phone 
618 656-7562
Web Site  http://www.plantnet.com/museum/
Description  local history in historic mansion
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Collection A-F  Costumes
Collection N-Z  Quilts
Research /Reading  Archives
Era  1836

Illinois
Elk Grove Village
Farmhouse Museum
Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village IL
Phone 
847 439-3994
Web Site  http://www.parks.elkgrove.org/pages/farmhouse.asp
Description  rural life in the late 18th century
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Era  1850

Ellis Grove
Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site
4230 Kaskaskia Road
Ellis Grove IL 62241
Phone
618 859-3031
Web Site
http://www.state.il.us/HPA/hs/Menard.htm
Description French Colonial home and grounds of entrepreneur and Illinois' first lieutenant governor
Type of Resource House Museum
Era 1800
New or Updated: 06/01/2003

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