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Illinois
Vandalia
Little Brick House
621 Clair Street
Vandalia IL
Phone 
618 283-0667
Web Site  http://www.vandaliaillinois.com/tourism/
Description  home of several artists, contains memorabilia of prominent early leaders from period when town was Illinois capital
Type of Resource  House Museum
Research /Reading  Library
Era  1850

Vernon Hills
Cuneo Museum & Gardens
1350 Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills IL  60061
Phone 
847 362-3042
Web Site  http://www.lake-online.com/cuneo/
E-mail  cuneo@lake-online.com
Description  furnished mansion with tapestries, paintings, porcelain on 75 acres
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Garden
Era  1914

  Illinois
 
Waterloo
  Bellefontaine House
 
700 South Church Street
  Waterloo  IL  62298   
  Phone  618 939-5230
  Web Site  http://www.waterloo.il.us/historical.htm
  Alt Web  http://www.swi-news.com/SWI-Waterloo.htm
  Description  house is on site of early colonists of American descent
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  Local History
  Owner/Operator:  Monroe County Historical Society
  New or Updated:  08/02/2003 

  Waterloo
  Peterstown Heritage Society
 
275 North Main St
  Waterloo IL  62298    
  Phone  618 939-4222
  Web Site  http://www.waterloo.il.us/historical.htm
  Alt Web  http://www.swi-news.com/SWI-Waterloo.htm
  Description  former stage stop on Kaskaskia Trail
  Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  Historical Society
  Building Type  Hotel/Inn
  Era  1830
  New or Updated:  08/02/2003 

Illinois
Wauconda
Wauconda Township Historical Society
711 North Main Street
Wauconda IL
Phone 
847 526-9393
Alt Phone  847 526-9303
Web Site  http://www.nsn.org/wrkhome/hmca/ahistall.htm
Description  Andrew C Cook farmhouse with period rooms & displays
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1850

Waukegan
Haines Museum Waukegan Historical Society
1917 North Sheridan Road
Waukegan IL  60087
Phone 
847 336-1859
Web Site  http://www.ameritech.net/users/ashmad/societyhx.html
E-mail  haines@waukeganparks.org
Description  summer home of a Chicago mayor, home of a Waukegan Mayor, Hull House summer vacation home for children, now local museum
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Research /Reading  Library

Illinois
West Chicago
Kruse House Museum
527 Main Street
PO Box 246
West Chicago IL  60185
Phone 
630 231-8472
Web Site  ******
Description  depicts life of railroad family, local garden society restoring garden
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Garden
Era  1917

  Wheaton

  Robert R McCormick Museum Cantigny

  Cantigny Park

  1 South 151 Winfield Road

  Wheaton  IL   60187    

  Phone  630 668-5161

  Web Site http://www.cantigny.org/mccormickmansion.htm

  E-mail  mailto:jsutherland@tribune.com

  Description  35 room mansion of newspaper publisher

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  New or Updated:  8/13/2007

  Illinois

  Wyanet

  Henry Thomas Museum

  201 East North

  Wyanet   IL  61379    

  Phone   815 699-2512

  Web Site  http://www.bureaucounty-il.com/bchist.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.bureaucounty-il.com/bchist.htm

  Description

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  New or Updated:   9/1/2004

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