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Museums

The Bartlett History Museum collects, preserves and interprets Bartlett’s rich heritage and shares it with the community through exhibitions, educa…

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Our mission is to inspire appreciation in our rich local heritage by encouraging understanding and preservation of the history of our township.

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The Elgin History Museum is housed in an 1856 landmark building known as Old Main that was once part of the Elgin Academy campus. The building was …

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The Elgin History Museum is housed in an 1856 landmark building known as Old Main that was once part of the Elgin Academy campus. The building was …

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The natural history collection belonging to Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Lord was first exhibited in the Lords Park Pavilion in 1898. However, it was the Lor…

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In 1990, a small group of individuals met to discuss the future of Elgin’s last Fire Barn, built in 1903, which was scheduled to be taken out of se…

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Gail Borden Public Library is not only the third largest library building in Illinois but is also known as the community center. The library is kno…

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The primary mission of the Illinois Railway Museum shall be to educate the public as to our nation’s railroad and railway history, by:

* Col…

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Designed in 1950 by renown architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Muirhead Farmhouse is the only known farmhouse designed and built by Wright during his…

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The C.A.K.E. Village is a cultural arts center that is designed to promote and foster an enriched, positive connection between all children and Afr…

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