IL historical society

IL historical society

Kewanee Historical Society
211 North Chestnut
61443

The Kewanee Historical Society showcases displays on the industries that built Kewanee (Kewanee Boiler, Walworth, and Boss). It also showcases Kewanee memorabilia from the U. S. military from the Civil War to the present. The additional collections of the Cornhuskers Hall of Fame and the “Lincoln lantern” that helped Abraham Lincoln find his way in 1858 from Toulon to Kewanee are housed in the Robert & Marcella Richards Museum, located in the historic 1868 Butterwick Building. Tours by appointment.

 

 

Kewanee
May 1 to October 1 Thursday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open Everyday Labor Day Weekend