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Lewistown, Illinois
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
There are only a very few blacksmith shop museums in the entire country, and most have been devised and placed inside museum buildings or within reconstructed pioneer or Colonial villages. The Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop Museum in Lewistown is a notable exception to this trend. It is located right on Main Street.
Carmi, Illinois
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The WCHS was founded in 1957, and established its first museum in Carmi when the Ratcliff Inn was saved from destruction in 1960. Abraham Lincoln stayed in the Inn in 1840, and its original owner served in many county offices from 1818 to 1848.
Wheaton, Illinois
Historic House
Carmi, Illinois
Historic House, Historical Society
The oldest home in Carmi, built 1814, containing historic furnishings of the Robinson, Stewart, Webb and Hay families. All artifacts were owned by Mary Jane Robison Stewart, who donated them and the house to the historical society in 1966.
Tampico, Illinois
Historic House, Historical Society
Birthplace of President Ronald Reagan. Born in an apartment over a bakery, which later became a bank. The bank has been restored to it's original layout and the Reagan apartment has been furnished reminiscent of the time frame when young Ronald lived there. A Gift Shop is located next door for souvenirs and a photo gallery of prominent people in Ronald's life in Tampico. Tours of the Reagan Birthplace upstairs apartment, and The 1st National Bank on first floor are available.
Dixon, Illinois
General, History, Historic House
Visitors to the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home have told us that they are transported back in time when they walk in the front door of the home where the 40th President and his family lived in the early 1920s. The home has been fully restored with furnishings of the period and knowledgeable tour guides share stories about the house and the family.
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