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  Oak Brook

  Graue Mill And Museum

  3800 York Road

  Oak Brook  IL  60522    

  Phone  630 655-2090

  Alt Phone  630 920-9720

  Web Site http://www.grauemill.org/

  E-mail  mailto:grauemill1852@sbcglobal.net

  Description  water powered wooden grist mill still operating after 150 years

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Era  1852

  Owner/Operator:  Forest Preserve of DuPage County

  New or Updated:  9/21/2007

Illinois
Old Shawneetown
Shawneetown Bank SHS
RR1
Old Shawneetown IL  62984
   Phone  618 269-3303
   Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/Sites/ShawneetownBank.htm
   Description  oldest bank building in Illinois, open by appointment only
   Type of Resource  Historic Place
   Primary Focus Building
   Building Type Bank

  IL
  Palestine
  Fife Opera House
 
125 S Main Street
  PO Box 132
 
Palestine IL 62451 
  Phone 618 586-9418
  Web Site http://pioneercity.com/ppps/page2.html
 
Description  restored entertainment venue now hosts community events, meetings
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Theater
 
Kind of Activity  Performance
  Era  1901
 
Owner/Operator:  Palestine Preservation Projects Society
  New or Updated:
07/16/2003

    IL 
 
Springfield
  Brinkerhoff Home
 
1500 North 5th St
  Springfield IL  62702    
  Phone  217 787-4042
  Alt Phone  217 528-5087
  Web Site  http://www.sci.edu/campusvisit.html
  Description  home of industrialist now holds academic offices and meetings
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Era  1869
  Owner/Operator:  Springfield College in Illinois
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003 

Illinois
Springfield
  
Illinois Governor's Mansion
   5th & Jackson
   Springfield IL
   Phone  217 782-6450
   Web Site  www.online-springfield.com/sites/mansion.html
   Description  current governor's residence has maintained that status since before Lincoln
   Type of Resource Historic Place
   Building Type  Governors Mansion
   Nature of Group or Site Government

  IL
 
Springfield
  Lincolns Great Western Depot
 
Monroe & 10th
  Springfield IL  62701
  Phone  217 544-8695
  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/liho/depot/depot.htm
  Alt Web  http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/depot.htm
  Description  where Lincoln left to become president, operated in summer months by  NPS Rangers
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Railroad
  Building Type  Depot
  New or Updated:  07/30/2003

Lincoln Tomb SHS
Address
Springfield IL  62702
   Phone  217 782-2717
   Web Site  http://www.state.il.us/hpa/Sites/LincolnTomb.htm
   Alt Web  http://www.online-springfield.com/sites/ltomb.html
   Description  monument located in Oak Ridge Cemetery, which also holds several governors, poet Vachel Lindsay and Lincoln's law partner William Herndon
   Type of Resource  Historic Place
   Primary Focus  President

Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices
Sixth & Adams
Springfield IL  62701
   Phone  217 785-7961
   Web Site  www.state.il.us/HPA/Linchern.htm
   Description where Lincoln practiced law before going to Washington
   Type of Resource  Historic Place
   Primary Focus  President
   Nature of Group or Site Government
   Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Old State Capitol
Downtown Mall
Springfield IL
   Phone  217 785-7961
   Web Site  *****
   Alt Web  http://www.online-springfield.com/sites/oscap.html
   Description  capital when Abraham Lincoln tried cases in the state Supreme Court
   Type of Resource Historic Place
   Building Type Capitol
   Nature of Group or Site  Government
   Era  1837-1876

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  Illinois
Utica
Starved Rock State Park
*****
Utica IL  61373
   Phone  815 667-4726
   Web Site
   Description 
state park with bluff overlooking Illinois River & locks at Utica, legends of Native American warfare
   Type of Resource  Historic Place

Illinois
Vandalia
Vandalia Statehouse SHS
315 West Gallatin
Vandalia IL  62471
Phone  618 283-1161
Web Site  www.state.il.us/HPA/VANDALIA.HTM
Description early capital of Illinois, restored to appearance when Lincoln was in the legislature
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era 1836

Illinois
Winfield
Kline Creek Farm at Timber Ridge Forest Preserve
County Farm Road
Winfield IL
Phone 
630 876-5900
Web Site  http://www.dupageforest.com/EDUCATION/klinecreek.html
Description  original farm structures, re creations, livestock & activities on 1100 acre preserve
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Era  1890
Building Type  Farm
Kind of Activity  Living History

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