museums and attractions

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Square

Experience the history of the second of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. It was at this site on August 27, 1858 that the Freeport Doctrine, an important statement regarding slavery and state’s rights, was proclaimed by Douglas.

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Lindo Theatre

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on nine screens.

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McConnell Area Historical Society Museum

Museum highlighting McConnell area history.

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Mighty Richland Players Dessert Theater

Enjoy a dessert theater.

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Old River School Historic District

This residential district includes original Freeport and the city’s first street, Monterey.

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Rock Run Country Historical Society Museum

Museum highlighting Rock City area history.

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Run-A-Muc Acres

Enjoy the season at this pumpkin patch.

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Silver Creek And Stephenson Railroad Antique Steam Train

All aboard the antique steam train as a 36 ton 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls an antique red caboose, reported to be the oldest in the state, and three passenger flatcars for a four mile ride through farmlands and across a bridge 30 feet above Yellow Creek.

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Silvercreek Museum

This museum, operated by the Stephenson County Antique Engine Club, which also operates the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad, offers over 20 rooms of early Americana.

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Soldiers Memorials

The Civil War Soldiers Monument on the southwest corner was dedicated in 1871 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. On the southeast corner is the Stephenson County Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial dedicated in 1987.

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