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Aledo
Essley-Noble Museum and Mercer County Historical Society
1406 SE 2nd Avenue
Aledo IL
Phone
Web Site
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmercer/mchsmuseum.htm
Description 3 structures - museum, agricultural tool building, and schoolhouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Collection N-Z Tools
Owner/Operator: Mercer County Historical Society

Alpha
Max Nordeen's Wheels Museum
6400 N 400 Avenue
Alpha IL 61413
Phone 309 334-2589
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/ILWOOmax.html
Description one man's lifetime accumulation of interesting things -- focus on wheels of all sizes
Type of Resource Museum

Illinois
Alton
Armed Forces Museum of Alton
2625 E Broadway
Alton IL 62002
Phone 618 462-5237
Web Site http://firearsn.empowering.com/armedforcesmuseum.htm
Description at Alton Depot, military vehicles, aircraft, memorabilia including a DUKW and others
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military

Alton
Alton Museum of History and Art
2809 College Ave
Alton IL 62002
Phone 618 462-2763
Web Site www.altonweb.com/museum/
E-mail altomuseum@yahoo.com
Alt Web www.altonhistoryandartmuseum.com
Description features exhibits on world's tallest man, 8'11''
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
 

  IL

  Amboy

  Amboy Depot Museum

  Main Street

  PO Box 108

  Amboy  IL   61310    

  Phone  815 857-4700

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

  E-mail  mailto:information@amboydepotmuseum.org

  Description  local history in restored depot, fright house, one room school. City park

                    in railyard, steam engine, caboose

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Depot

  New or Updated:  7/25/2007

Illinois
Antioch
Lakes Region Historical Museum
817 North Main
PO Box 240
Antioch IL 60003
Phone 847 395-7337
Web Site www.lake-online.com/lrhm
E-mail lrhm@lake-online.com
Description home, farm, and business life in 1892 school
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse

Antioch
Hiram Butrick Sawmill
Gage Brothers Park
790 Cunningham Avenue
Antioch IL 60003
Phone 847 395-2160
Web Site www.antioch-il.org/ptsofint.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Sawmill
Owner/Operator: Antioch Village Parks & Rec, 874 Main St 60002 847 395-2160


 
Illinois

  Arcola

  Illinois Amish Interpretive Center

  111 South Locust Street

  Arcola  IL   61910    

  Phone  217 268-3599

  Web Site www.amishcenter.com

  Toll Free 888 45 AMISH

  E-mail  mailto:amishcenter@consolidated.net

  Description  museum of Amish history, 18 minute film, reservations for tours and

                    meals in Amish homes

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Group Identity  Amish

  New or Updated:  7/4/2007

Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights Historical Museum
110 W Fremont Street
Arlington IL 60004
Phone 847 255-1225
Web Site http://www.ahmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:ahmuseum@ahpd.org
Description local history complex includes 1882 house, 1908 house, replica log cabin, and 1906 soda pop factory
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Factory
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Models
Collection N-Z Tools
Era 1900

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