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  Bement

  Bryant Cottage State Historic Site

  146 East Wilson Street

  Bement  IL   61813    

  Phone   217 678-8184

  Web Site www.bement.com/bryant.htm

  Alt Web http://www.nps.gov/archive/liho/link3.htm

  Description  where Lincoln and Stephen Douglas met to plan their debates

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1856

  New or Updated:  12/17/2006


Illinois
Dixon
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home
810 South Hennepin Ave
Dixon IL 61021
Phone 815 288-5176
Alt Phone 815 288-3404
Web Site
Alt Web http://www.dixonil.com/attractions.htm
Description Reagan lived here from 1920-23 as a child
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry  Politics
Era 1920
New or Updated: 05/24/2003

Eureka
Ronald Reagan Exhibit Eureka College
300 East College Avenue
Cerf College Center
Eureka IL 61530
Phone 309 467-6407
Web Site http://reagan.eureka.edu/Legacy/exhibit.html
Description Reagan memorabilia from college through the presidency
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
New or Updated: 06/05/2003

  Illinois
 
Galena
 
US Grant Home State Historic Site
 
500 Bouthililer Street
 
PO Box 333
 
Galena   IL  61036    
 
Phone   815 777-3310
 
Web Site  http://www.granthome.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:granthome@granthome.com
 
Alt Web  http://state.il.us/hpa/hs/Galena.htm
 
Description  Grant retired here after his presidency
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  1865
 
Owner/Operator:  Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
 
New or Updated:  2/8/2004

  Tampico
  Ronald Reagan's Birthplace
 
119 South Main
  Tampico IL 61283 
 
Phone  815 438-2130
  Web Site  http://www.americanpresidents.org/places/39a.asp
  Alt Web  http://ww3.saukvalley.com/community/tourism.php
  Description  Ronald Reagan left the apartment where he was born before he was a
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  President
  Nature of Group or Site  Government
  Industry /Profession  Politics
  Owner/Operator:  Tampico Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/31/2003 

Indiana
Crawfordsville
Lane Place & Speed Cabin
212 South Water Street
Crawfordsville IN 479333

Phone 765 362-3416
Web Site http://www.crawfordsville.org/lane/
Toll Free 800 866-3973
E-mail mailto:mdhall@indy.tds.net
Description mansion of US Senator Henry Lane, abolitionist and Lincoln supporter; grounds hold cabin of stonemason John Speed, active in Underground Railroad
Type of Resource House Museum
Industry Profession Politics
Era 1845
Owner/Operator: Montgomery County Historical Society
 

  Fort Wayne

  Lincoln Museum - IN

  200 East Berry Street

  Fort Wayne   IN  46802    

  Phone   219 465-3864

  Web Site  www.thelincolnmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:thelincolnmuseum@lnc.com

  Description The Lincoln Museum is a national treasure dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Experience the Lincoln Museum's award-winning permanent exhibit, "Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment," which includes 4 theaters and 11 exhibit galleries featuring hundreds of artifacts and images from Lincoln's era
. (text courtesy of Lincoln Museum)

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated:     10/12/2005

Indiana
Indianapolis
Hannah House
3801 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis IN 46627
Phone 317 787-8486
Web Site ******
Description NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC 24 room mansion and Underground Railroad stop of pre-Civil War state legislator
Type of Resource House Museum
Industry /Profession Politics
New or Updated: 05/26/2003

 

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