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Homer Lake Interpretive Center
2573 Homer Lake Road Homer, Illinois 61849
The Homer Lake Interpretive Center, located at Homer Lake Forest Preserve, features a variety of interactive exhibits, displays, live animals and a wildlife viewing area. The forest preserve offers fishing, boating, and a Nature Playscape as well. The Interpretive Center can stamp your National Parks passport too!
Joseph Smith Historic Site Visitor Center
865 Water Street Nauvoo, IL 62354 Nauvoo, Illinois 62354
Hours: May to October: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.; January to February, closed; March through April and November through December: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tanner Hall, Illinois College
1101 W. College Avenue Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
Tanner Hall is the main administration building for Illinois College. Public access is off College Avenue, or from the Campus Quad. Free parking is available on College Avenue or most streets onk all sides of campus. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
US Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville Visitor's Center
1989 IL-16 Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
Hours: May 1 to Sept. 4: Sunday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; September 5 to April 30: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Abraham Lincoln Sites Narrated Tour
200 N. Main Street Bloomington, Illinois 61701
You can explore Lincoln sites throughout downtown and other sites in Bloomington-Normal using the McLean County Museum of History narrated tour. It is available on the McLean County Museum of History iOS and Android app, at the Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 website, and also as a CD in the gift shop.
Begin the tour at the McLean County Museum of History
Jacksonville Looking for Lincoln Audio Tour
310 East State Street Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
Each site on the audio tour dramatizes a Lincoln story with an entertaining and educational audio interpretation. These are an informative and fun way to learn the local stories of Jacksonville’s Lincoln connections. MP3 file downloads are available here or the linked page noted below. These files can be played on your mobile device, or by using your vehicle’s bluetooth connectivity. Some of the sites have a radio broadcast of the audio interpretation. When you arrive at each destination, tune your radio to the noted frequency on the sign at the site. Compact discs of the recordings are also available at the Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at 310 East State Street, the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, and at area hotels.
Looking For Lincoln Self-Guided Tour
120 E. Calhoun St. Macomb, Illinois 61455
Set out on an adventure through Macomb on the Looking For Lincoln Self-Guided Tour. This unique attraction allows users to experience 11 significant sites throughout Macomb and McDonough County directly related and pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and his remarkable connection to the community.
Individual markers designate every one of the 11 Macomb Looking For Lincoln sites, which include specific QR codes that direct history seekers to detailed, online information on the particulars of each notable location, featuring in depth history, photos, maps and video of “Abe Lincoln” himself giving “first hand” descriptions of the sites.
The LFL marker tour includes the McDonough County Courthouse, The Randolph House, The Living Lincoln Topiary Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, The Blandin House Museum, The Wm. Painter Pearson Photography Studio site, among others.