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Macon County Historical  Museum & Prairie Village 

. Description:  museum, train depot, school house, blacksmith shop, Lincoln Log Courthouse
On This Page Location Features Nearby Attractions Nearby Places to Stay Learn More About It
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How to find: 
Address:
5580 North Fork Road
Decatur, IL 62521

Parent Organization:
Macon County Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 217 422-4919
e-mail: mailto:info@mchsdecatur.org
URL:
http://www.mchsdecatur.org/
 Heritage Network of Macon County:
http://www.decaturnet.org/heritage/details.html
Hours:
Date(s) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year round, Also open 4th Sunday of each month 1-4   1 - 4 1 - 4 1 - 4 1 - 4 1 - 4
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day, Easter, Good Friday, July 4, Labor Day, Memorial Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

Hours as of SEP 2005, unable to update fees  Free    Free    
Special Fees: Donation suggested, $1
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit indoor museum and take tour of outdoor collection of buildings.  Lincoln tried 3 cases in the log courthouse in 1838.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period Type of Site
Buildings:  Museum, 1830 County Courthouse, log cabin, blacksmith shop, print shop, train depot
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes
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Recreational  
       
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Outdoor Recreation  
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Shopping
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Younker Houses 500 West Main St
Decatur IL 62522
217 422-9707
Dowd House B&B 125 North Macon Street
Moweaqua IL 62550
217 768-3821
Harrison Street Inn 204 East Harrison Street
Sullivan IL 61951
217 728-4550
Heart & Home 137 East Illinois Street
Arthur IL 61911
217 543-2910
Little House on the Prairie RR 2
Sullivan IL 61951
217 728-4727
Village Inn B&B 525 South Pine Street
Arthur IL 61911
217 543-3605
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Best Western Inn 450 East Pershing Rd
Decatur IL 62526
217 877-7255
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Decatur IL 62526
 
Intown Motel 1013 East Eldorado St
Decatur IL 62526
217 422-9080
Lakeview Motel 16 South Country Club Road
Decatur IL 62521
217 428-4677
Sandy's Motel 1675 East Pershing Rd
Decatur IL 62526
217 877-1387
Soy City Motel 1828 E El Dorado Street
Decatur IL 62521
217 428-8624
Tri-Manor Motel 3420 North 22nd Street
Decatur IL 62526
217 877-6900
Comfort Inn of Forsyth 134 Barnett Avenue
Forsyth IL 62535
217 875-1166
Hampton Inn 1429 Hickory Point Drive
Forsyth IL 62535
217 877-5577
Hawthorne Suites 2370 South Mount Zion Road
Decatur IL 62521
217 864-9311
Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Heritage Network   http://www.decaturnet.org/heritage/details.html
Illinois Tourism    www.enjoyillinois.com
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