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Paxton
Ford County Historical Society
10 Meridian Terrace
PO Box 213
Paxton IL 60957
Phone 217 379-4133
Web Site *****
Description local memorabilia located in county courthouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse

  Peoria
  African American Hall of Fame
 
309 S DuSable St
  Peoria   IL  61605    
  Phone 309 673-2206
  Web Site  http://www.peoriaparks.org/facilities/pcgeninfo.html 
   Description
  located in Proctor Center, a large city recreational facility
  Type of Resource  Museum
  Group Identity  African American
  Owner/Operator:  Peoria Parks
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

  Illinois
  Peoria
  Wheels O' Time Museum
 
11923 N Knoxville Ave
  PO Box 9636
  Peoria  IL  61612    
  Phone  309 243-9020
  Web Site  http://www.wheelsotime.org/
  E-mail  mailto:wotmuseum@aol.com
 
Description  Automobiles, fire engines, railroad models and full size, clocks, music                         machines, dolls
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
  Collection A-F  Dolls
  Collection G-M  Machinery
  Collection N-Z  Vehicles
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

Petersburg
Lincoln's New Salem SHS
RR 1 Box 244A
Petersburg IL 62675
Phone 217 632-4000
Web Site http://www.lincolnsnewsalem.com/
E-mail mailto:newsalem@lincolnsnewsalem.com
Alt Web http://www.petersburgil.com/p_newsalem.html
Description reconstruction of New Salem, where Abraham Lincoln lived as a young man in the 1830's
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Kind of Activity Living History

 Illinois

  Plainfield

  Plainfield Historical Society

  217 E Main Street

  Plainfield  IL  60544    

  Phone   815 436-4073

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.state.il.us/hpa/iam/dir_cityO_R.html

  Description  clothing, school memorabilia, domestic items, Native American artifacts

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  New or Updated:  8/9/2004


Prairie du Rocher
Les Coureur du Bois de Fort de Chartres
RR 2
Prairie du Rocher IL 62277
Phone 618 284-7230
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/FortdeChartres.htm
Description French stone fort of the early 18th century, original powder magazine, portions of walls and sentry boxes restored, museum on site
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Era 1700
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