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Des Plaines Historical Society - Des Plaines, IL

Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust - Oak Park, Illinois

Hinsdale Historical Society - Hinsdale, Illinois

Highland Park Historical Society - Highland Park, Illinois

The Quincy Museum - Quincy, IL

Provident Foundation - Chicago, Illinois

The original Billy Goat Tavern location was "born" in 1934 when Greek immigrant, William "Billy Goat" Sianis, purchased the Lincoln Tavern. Near Tribune Towers and Wrigley Building 430 N. Michigan Ave at Lower Level, Chicago

Aurora Historical Society - Aurora, Illinois -

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Volo Antique Auto Museum - 27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL

Wheels O' Time Museum - 11923 North Knoxville, Peoria, IL

Glessner House Museum - 1800 S Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL - c1885

Charnley-Persky House - 1365 North Astor St. Chicago, IL - c.1892

Museum of Funeral Customs - 1440 Monument Avenue, Springfield, Illinois - provides the public with a deeper understanding of the history of American funeral and mourning customs, funerary art and practice

Dearborn Station - 47 West Polk St, Chicago, IL - c, 1885, with a 12 story Romanesque clock tower

Dana-Thomas House - 300 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, Illinois - C. 1904 Frank Lloyd Wright

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian - 2600 Central Park Ave, Evanston, Illinois - exhibits the history, culture and arts of North American native peoples.

Midway Village & Museum Center - 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, Illinois - The picturesque turn-of-the-century Victorian village features twenty-six historic structures and heritage gardens.

Anderson Gardens - 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL - Japanese garden, guest house and tea house

Villa Katherine - 418 Washington St, Quincy, Illinois - Moorish Castle on the bluffs of the Mississippi River

The Dixie Truckers Home is almost as old as Route 66 itself.

Hemingway Museum - 339 N. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, I

Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum -1011 Pacesetter Drive, Rantoul, Illinois - Air Force museum

Polish Museum of America - 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Illinois - founded in 1935, is one of the oldest and largest ethnic museums in the USA

Cantigny - 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL - There are 500 acres of gardens, picnic groves, hiking paths, as well as 2 museums

Robie House - 5757 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois - a Frank Lloyd Wright building

The Palmer House is a classic Beaux-Arts style hotel. The hotel was originally built in 1871

 

 


 

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