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  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

Decatur
Governor Oglesby Mansion Inc
421 West William Street
Decatur IL 62522
Phone 217 429-9422
Web Site www.fgi.net/%7emccd/oglesby.htm
Description home of 3 time Illinois Governor Richard Oglesby
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1874

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

Illinois
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

  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

Illinois
Lincoln
Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site
Town Square
PO Box 355
Lincoln IL 62666
Phone 217 792-3919
Web Site www.state.il.us/HPA/MPULASKI.HTM
Description Lincoln argued cases in this courthouse in the 1840s and 50s
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1850

Metamora
Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site
113 East Partridge Street
Metamora IL 61548
Phone 309 367-4470
Web Site www.state.il.us/HPA/METAMORA.HTM
Description Lincoln argued cases in this courthouse in the 1840s and 50s
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1845

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