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Cedarville Historical Museum

450 W. Second Street, Cedarville, IL 61013


This museum is located in the hometown of Jane Addams, and features lots of memorabilia from her life.

This museum is located in an 1889 school building and features a permanent exhibit honoring Jane Addams, who was born and raised in Cedarville. Miss Addams was an internationally famous humanitarian and social work pioneer who founded Chicago's Hull House and won the Nobel Peace Prize. Museum exhibits include personal items and memorabilia from her life and the life of her family. There are also changing exhibits on topics of local historical interest and a research center. Open: May thru October: Saturday and Sunday: 1 pm - 4 pm; or by appointment. Age 12 and Over: $3; Cedarville Area Historical Society Members: Free.

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