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  Franklin Grove

  Chaplin Creek Village

  PO Box 20

  Franklin Grove  IL   61031    

  Phone  815 456-2382

  Web Site http://www.chaplincreek.com/

  E-mail    mailto:info@chaplincreek.com

  Description  19th century crossroads village being created as original structures are

                    relocated from surrounding area

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Owner/Operator:  Franklin Grove Historical Society

  New or Updated:   7/5/2007

 

  Franklin Grove

  Franklin Creek Grist Mill

  1893 Twist Road

  Franklin Grove  IL   61031    

  Phone  815 456-2718

  Web Site  http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/R1/Franklin.htm

  Alt Web http://www.franklingroveil.org/grstml.htm

  Description  reconstructed water powered grist mill in 600+acre park with 180 acre

                    nature preserve

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Kind of Activity  Trail

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Era  1847

  New or Updated:  6/28/2007

Freeport
Freeport Arts Center
121 North Harlem Avenue
Freeport IL 61032
Phone 815 235-9755
Web Site ******
E-mail mailto:arts@mwci.net
Alt Web http://www.tfaoi.com/newsm1/n1m310.htm
Description six galleries, regional art, mosaics, Oceanic, Oriental, and Islamic collections
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Building Type Schoolhouse
Collection G-M Mosaic
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 06/08/2003

Illinois
Freeport
Stephenson County Historical Society
1440 South Carroll Avenue
Freeport IL 61032
Phone 815 232-8419
Web Site
Description

Type of Resource Museum

  Galena
 
Old Market House State Historic Site
 
500 Bouthillier
 
PO Box 333
 
Galena  IL  61036    
 
Phone   815 777-3310
 
Web Site  http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/galena01.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:granthome@granthome.com
 
Description  center of local commerce, now state-run museum with special attention to                     local architecture
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Store
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
 
Era  1845-1910
 
New or Updated:  2/8/2004

Illinois
Galena
Galena-Jo Daviess County History Museum
211 South Bench Street
Galena IL
Phone 815 777-9129
Web Site http://www.galenahistorymuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:ghmuseum@galenalink.net
Description local memorabilia, US Grant, steamboating, mining in 1858 Barrows mansion
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection A-F Costumes
Era 1858

Galesburg
Discovery Depot Children's Museum
128 S Chambers St
Galesburg IL 61401
Phone 309 344-8876
Web Site http://www.discoverydepot.org/
Alt Web http://www.galesburg.org/commtreasures.html
Description Underground Railroad, rocks & Gemstones, optical illusions, ambulance, diner, train engine in former Overall factory
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 06/14/2003

Illinois
Galesburg
Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum
1001 Michigan Avenue
Galesburg IL
Phone 309 342-1181
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource Museum

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