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  Markham

  Fagan's Antique & Classic Auto Museum

  162nd & Clairmont

  Markham   IL   60426    

  Phone   312 331-3380

  Web Site  *****
 
Description  the phone number is downtown Chicago

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  9/24/2004

  IL
 
Mendota
 
Breaking the Prairie Museum
 
684 Eighth Street
 
Mendota    IL           61342    
 
Phone              815 539-3373
 
Web Site      http://www.mendotamuseums.org/
 
E-mail         mailto:mendotamuseums@tsf.net
 
Description      farm tools & machinery, windmill
 
Type of Resource       Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    Agricultural
 
New or Updated:                 11/27/2003

  IL
 
Mendota
 
Union Depot Railroad Museum
 
730 Main Street
 
PO Box 433
 
Mendota          IL                     61342  
 
Phone              815 538-3800
 
Web Site      http://www.mendotamuseums.org/
 
E-mail         mailto:mendotamuseums@tsf.net
 
Description      in restored portion of depot, HO layout, locomotive, 1900 telegraph office,                         photos, crossing gate towers, in still active station
 
Type of Resource       Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    Railroad
 
Building Type    Depot
 
Collection G-M      Model Railroad
 
Era      1866
 
New or Updated:                 11/27/2003

  IL

  Metamora

  Martin's Antique Automobile Museum

  RR 1 Route 16

  Metamora  IL 61548    

  Phone   309 367-2275

  Web Site  *****

  Description  Number listed in phone directory as sign service,

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/6/2004


Illinois
Moweaqua
Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum
129 South Main Street
Moweaqua IL  62550
Phone
217 768-3019
Alt Phone  217 768-3475
Web Site  www.decaturnet.org/heritage/details.htm
Alt Web  http://www.lakeshelbyville.com/pages/motor.htm
Description  museum dedicated to 54 miners killed in 1932 disaster, artifacts of mine, which closed in 1935
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Mining

Illinois
Normal
Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame
8 Traders Circle
Normal IL
Phone 
815 452-8300
Alt Phone  815 452-2903
Web Site  www.visitbn.org/visitorinfo/areaattractions.shtml
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Basketball

  IL
 
Park Ridge
  Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology
 
520 N Northwest Highway
  Park Ridge  IL  60068 
  Phone  847 825-5586
  Web Site  http://www.asahq.org/wlm/homepage.html
  E-mail  mailto:wlm@ASAhq.org
 
Description  medical equipment, 9000 volume library, biographical collections
  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
  Industry /Profession  Medical
  Collection A-F  Bottles
  Research /Reading  Library
  Owner/Operator:  American Society of Anesthesiologists
  New or Updated:  07/17/2003

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  Quincy

  Lincoln-Douglas Valentine Museum

  101 North 4th Street

  Quincy  IL  62301    

  Phone  217 224-3355

  Alt Phone  217 224-5767

  Web Site http://www.quincynet.com/analists/npmessag/n5226.htm

  Description  large collection of valentines and valentine candy boxes made by

                    Quincy Box Paper Box

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection N-Z  Valentines

  New or Updated:   8/4/2007

  IL
 
Quincy
  Quinsippi Auto Museum
 
All American City Park
  Quincy IL  62301  
 
Phone  217 655-4551
  Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.quincy-cvb.org/thingstodo.htm
 
Description  65 antique cars & displays -- aka Mississippi Valley Antique Auto Museum
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Automotive
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

 
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