1. Chicago Portage National Historic Site
4800 S Harlem Ave, Forest View, IL 60402, United States
Its a nice short walk with some interesting historical information. But its nestled between I-55 ...

2. Nauvoo Seventies Hall
505 Parley St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Beautiful performances from the missionaries. Reenactments from excerpts from Pioneer journals ab...

3. Alton Military Prison, National Register of Historic Places
Alton, IL 62002, United States
A welll done historical piece, not much to look at, but interesting historical markers

4. Preservation Trades
5N180 Grove Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174, United States
Great place to rent a kayak or canoe.

5. Orland Historical Society
9830 W 144th Pl, Orland Park, IL 60462, United States
The Orland Historical Society has done a wonderful job maintaining Senator John Humphreys home, b...

6. Peoria Warehouse Historic District
Roughly along Adams, May, Oak, Persimmon, State, Walnut &, SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602, United States
THIS, sprawling, defunct-manufacturing area, immediately south of the Central Business District,...

7. The Bowen Building
4125 W Pfeiffer Rd, Bartonville, IL 61607, United States
Loved meeting the owners of the building and talking with them about their experiences within the...

8. Winslow Farr Home
995 Munson St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Pretty but private residence.

9. Pleasant Home
217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, United States
Beautiful historic home in oak park. Free tours on Thursday 11am to 3pm call ahead because of cov...

10. Ida B. Wells-Barnett House
3624 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, United States
I love this place because it has so much history. So much was sacrificed by Ms Ida B Wells back i...

11. Jarrot Mansion
124 E 1st St, Cahokia, IL 62206, United States
The tour guide did a great job of explaining the history of the house and the Jarrot family, who ...

12. Rio Nice
Randolph Township, IL 61745, United States
Many fine moments had here in the 70s and 80s. It used to be a kind of space port for interstella...

13. Decatur Historic District
Decatur, IL 62522, United States
The city of Decatur is blessed with a number of historic structures and districts which have made...

14. Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home
25200 N St Marys Rd, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, United States
Beautiful house with lots of history. The site has wonderful modern architecture and a real arc o...

15. Franklin County 1910s Garage Museum
211 N Main St, Benton, IL 62812, United States
May have been cool to check out however is it also the Chamber of Commerce and they were out on c...

16. Elgin History Museum
360 Park St, Elgin, IL 60120, United States
A helpful, personable Hostess greeted us immediately and gave a great synopsis of how best to enj...

17. Orson Hyde Home
690 S Hyde St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
This was the start of a great tour with two great missionaries! I loved seeing this, Wilford Wood...

18. Vinson Knight Home
350 Main St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Nauvoo is a quaint town rich with history! There are many reinactment sites including a historic...

19. Christian County Historical Society & Museum
325 Abe's Way, Taylorville, IL 62568, United States
A must see. So much valuable history here. Abraham Lincoln memorabilia and so much more. The grou...

20. Wilford Woodruff Home
Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It was so amazing to see Wilford Woodruff’s Home! It was one of the few that I got to actually go...

21. Ronald Reagan Home
810 &, 816 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, IL 61021, United States
Nice history lesson. Have to say though that our tour guide gave too much information and the gui...

22. Print Shop
595 Kimball St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It truly is amazing how lucky we are that we don’t have to work nearly as hard for the news of th...

23. General Richard L Jones Armory
5200 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60615, United States
Recruiters are bad at their job. Literally just want you to sign up after that they ghost you. Si...

24. Matthew T. Scott House
227 N 1st Ave, Chenoa, IL 61726, United States
I grew up one city block to the east of the Matthew T Scott house. Photo was taken 12-31-12 with ...

25. Crystal Lake Historical Society
660 E Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, United States
Great place to visit! ? You wont be disappointed! ?

26. Hyde Park Historical Society
5529 S Lake Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Too bad, I do.Had a fun time exploring this with others at the Open House Chicago yesterday. Real...

27. Patty Sessions Log Home
790 Hotchkiss St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It may seem insignificant and though it is small, it is actually an important part of the history...

28. Darien Historical Society
7422 S Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561, United States
This former Darien (one room) grade school is located on the North/West corner 75th and Cass Aven...

29. Edward and Ann Hunter Home
985 Knight St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It is so cool to learn about Edward and Ann Hunters home! Highly recommend it!

30. Ripson Bridge
Greenville, IL 62246, United States
The poor old bridge is in decline.Ever since the Festival has moved out into town no money has ma...

31. Old Iroquois County Courthouse
S 2nd St, Watseka, IL 60970, United States
Looking for genealogy info. The lady in charge was very helpful.

32. Haymarket Memorial
151-169 N Des Plaines St, Chicago, IL 60661, United States
Cool memorial. i like how the style is abstract bc haymarket riot was a mass action not rly just ...

33. Woodland Palace
N 900th, Kewanee, IL 61443, United States
This is truly a hidden gem. If you get a chance to see the inside of the house youll be amazed at...

34. Wyatt Earp Birthplace
406 S 3rd St, Monmouth, IL 61462, United States
It is true its not much to see. Unless you have watched the Earp movies you probably would have ...

35. Delavan Community Historic
319 Locust St, Delavan, IL 61734, United States
I should buy and finish what I started in Delavan.

36. Cairo Historic District
Cairo, IL 62914, United States
Downtown Cairo looks like a war zone. I’ve never seen a city in such disarray. The leadership has...

37. Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site
113 E Partridge St, Metamora, IL 61548, United States
Metamora Courthouse in Metamora, Illinois. Beautiful. Simple. Built in 1845. Still standing. Now...

38. Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Museum
339 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, United States
What a wonderful museum. The care and detail is absolutely exquisite. The Ernest Hemingway birthp...

39. Elsah Historic District
8 Mill St, Elsah, IL 62028, United States
Every Sunday, my wife and I go down the River Road, sometimes as far as Hardin. We always drive ...

40. Glenview History Center
1121 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025, United States
Really enjoyed some of the fresh, new exhibits! Used to be sort of creepy with mannequins, defini...

41. Buried Reactor Chicago Pile-1
Archer Ave, Willow Springs, IL 60480, United States
If you like to get out and hike and have curiosity this is a great hike from 107th or Archer in s...

42. Sarah Granger Kimball Home
Commerce St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Wonderful experience all around.

43. Lyon Drug & Variety Store
750 Hotchkiss St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It is so interesting to learn about this drug store and see it. I didn’t get to go inside but I w...

44. Stauduhar House
1608 21st St, Rock Island, IL 61201, United States
Entertaining and cinema

45. Von Zirngibl Gravesite 1855
E 93rd Ct, Chicago, IL 60617, United States
There really is a gravesite here and its covered over by about 10 foot by 5 foot slab of concrete...

46. Pendleton Home & Log School
745 Kimball St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It is so interesting to learn about the schools back in the 1800s!

47. Nike Missile Site C-98
Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035, United States
Lived at Fort Sheridan 1959-60. My mates and I use to sneak on to the rifle range and watch the N...

48. Ulysses S. Grant Home
500 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036, United States
It really helps to understand more about Grant as a person. One gets the impression that he was a...

49. Save the Prairie Society
11225 Constitution Dr, Westchester, IL 60154, United States
This restoration of a mid 19th century schoolhouse inside of the main farmhouse is remarkable, ev...

50. Colosimos Restaurant 1909-c.1960
2126 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, United States
Big Jim Colosimo

51. The Rookery Building
209 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60604, United States
Just popped in to see the lobby - as did others, so dont feel weird about it. Beautiful Frank Llo...

52. Old State Capitol
526 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701, United States
Review Date: April 11th, 2012No no, Springfield is still the capital of Illinois. This is just th...

53. Holocaust Monument
Village Green Park, 5213 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077, United States
My wife and I are here every morning and leave something out of respect, a great time to reflect ...

54. The Historic Powers-Walker House
Route 31 and, Harts Rd, Ringwood, IL 60072, United States
Loved the way the house has been kept up and they furnished it with items from that era.!! Such a...

55. Greene Barn at Greene Valley Forest Preserve
23W171 Hobson Rd, Naperville, IL 60540, United States
I really enjoy the fine gravel trails for biking. The scenery is that of prairie landscapes but w...

56. Vachel Lindsay Home
603 S 5th St, Springfield, IL 62703, United States
Fantastic visit, wonderful tour guide, on time and answered our questions. The peacock is a sy...

57. Shelbyville Historic District
Shelbyville, IL 62565, United States
Love the big old houses. Brick streets are quaint but could use some repair along with the other ...

58. The Kendall County Historical Society - Lyon Farm
7935 IL-71, Yorkville, IL 60560, United States
Wonderful place to just relax and enjoy an afternoon . A wonderful assortment of historical items...

59. Illinois State Historical Society
5255 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703, United States
Illinois State Historical Society Headquarters

60. Chauncy Webb Home
660 Granger St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Couldn’t go in but one of the cutest little homes I’ve seen.

61. Braidwood Area Historical Society
111 N Center St, Braidwood, IL 60408, United States
Hi, Im watching the SciFi channel and there is going to be a show called Ghost Mine, wouldnt it b...

62. Nike Missile Site C-44
Indiana Toll Rd, Chicago, IL 60633, United States
This is the actual location of the missile silos. The other listing is a restored missile on disp...

63. One Room School House
E Park St, Salem, IL 62881, United States
I love the fact theyve actually kept it around as long as they have

64. Dickson-Murst Farm
1004 Dickson Rd, Bristol, IL 60512, United States
Family farm event was so much fun! Kids loved the rain barrel train ride and the face painting. C...

65. Scovil Bakery
325 Main St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Amazing the history behind this place! I love being able to go in and imagine what it would be li...

66. Golconda Historic District
310 E Main St, Golconda, IL 62938, United States
Was really great for us cant wait till next year

67. Newest Rock Island Railroad Depot
121 Morton St, Peoria, IL 61603, United States
While this may have been a depot at one time (like old Peoria Rock Island depot a few blocks west...

68. Churchville Schoolhouse
3N784 Church Rd, Bensenville, IL 60106, United States
Cute little school house with enthusiastic volunteers

69. Clayville Town Historic Site
125 Co Hwy 9C, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677, United States
A beautifully restored and maintained village. Their festivals are amazing with knowledge people ...

70. Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Columbia St, Joliet, IL 60432, United States
Great trail to explore. Historical markers were good generalized info. Would like to have read m...

71. Alexis Phelps House
S Second St, Oquawka, IL 61469, United States
The house itself was closed so didnt get to go through it. However, it is built on the bluff ov...

72. Elliott Street Historic District
Olney, IL 62450, United States
I live in the Elliott Street Historic District, and I love it. Halloween is so much fun - our nei...

73. First Resting Place of Abraham Lincoln
Unnamed Road, Springfield, IL 62702, United States
The first resting place of Abraham Lincoln was in the temporary tomb down the hill from the final...

74. McPike Mansion
2018 Alby St, Alton, IL 62002, United States
This house is amazing or at least the foyer, parlor and cellar which we were allowed to see are a...

75. Lockport Historic District
Lockport, IL 60441, United States
Downtown Lockport is fairly boring! There is a good Italian restaurant, a couple other restaurant...

76. White Hall Historic District
White Hall, IL 62092, United States
Very quiet clean and peacefully permanent

77. Henry Thomas Home
730 S Hyde St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
Lovely home to drive by but not for tourists.

78. Springfield Art AssociationEdwards Place Historic Home
700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702, United States
Great Unique Experience! I feel like this is a hidden gem in Springfield. We had a wonderful deta...

79. Daniel Butler Home & Cobbler Shop
740 Parley St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
It was cool to see the site that Daniel Butler’s Home & Cobbler Shop was built on!

80. I & M Canal National Heritage
7800 65th St, Summit, IL 60501, United States
Clean bathrooms

81. Gramercy Park
Beecher St, East Dubuque, IL 61025, United States
I have lived in Dubuque/East Dubuque area for 60 years, I had not ever been to this park in that ...

82. Pettengill-Morron House Museum
1212 W Moss Ave, Peoria, IL 61606, United States
Such a great space. We loved the gorgeous backyard wedding area and the circle drive made the alr...

83. Lincoln Depot
930 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701, United States
We happened on this place as a result of the tourist maps given at the visitors center to the kid...

84. Ellwood House Museum
420 Linden Pl, DeKalb, IL 60115, United States
We enjoyed it. The tour guide was informative and the mansion is gorgeous. Lots of great history....

85. St. Louis Street Historic District
910 St Louis St, Edwardsville, IL 62025, United States
Lots of beautiful Victorian homes.

86. American Legion Post 95 & War Memorial
321 S 7th St, Vandalia, IL 62471, United States
Stopped by on my way to decorate my great grandparents graves . Everyone at the place were very g...

87. Nauvoo Historic District
Nauvoo, IL 62354, United States
The shows are my favorite part of the Nauvoo experience! The musical The Promise was beautiful!...

88. Lincoln Home National Historic Site
413 S 8th St, Springfield, IL 62701, United States
The house was very interesting. The tour guide was good. He should definitely go through it at le...

89. Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden
1925 S Batavia Ave, Geneva, IL 60134, United States
Really nice park and garden in one. Has a great bike trail along the Fox River. A great place for...

90. Illinois Governors Mansion
410 E Jackson St, Springfield, IL 62701, United States
Susan and the officer were magnificent. They made the history of the mansion come to life. It w...

91. Zabrocki Plaza
17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, United States
Nice area to sit and enjoy the sights. Water fountain and benches to enjoy, great for kids and pe...

92. John C. Flanagan House Museum
942 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603, United States
Beautiful historic site. The tool collection in the basement is amazing.

93. Bishop Hill State Historic Site
304 Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, IL 61419, United States
Great museum and general store. Was disappointed that the state-owned buildings, like the colony ...

94. Historic Jail Museum
209 W Main St, Benton, IL 62812, United States
Very cool jail museum with a huge part of our towns history ....check it out..

95. Creole House
Prairie Du Rocher, IL 62277, United States
Beautiful and historic home!

96. Downtown Quincy Historic District
Quincy, IL 62301, United States
Great place and always shop you will like

97. DuSable Bridge
333 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601, United States
This bridge had one of the best views especially on St Patrick’s Day 2022 with the imposing Trump...

98. Daniel McCree Belleville Home
311 East E Street, Belleville, IL 62220, United States
This is the location of the Home of the Artist & Writer Daniel McCree (1979-2007), of Sparta, IL....

99. Haypress Falls & Haypress Museum
500 E, Eldred, IL 62027, United States
This is a family thing we do ever Christmas. Grandpa and I take my kids every year I would miss i...

100. Beecher Hall
Lockwood Pl, Jacksonville, IL 62650, United States
This recreation of an original college building, now used by student organizations called Literar...