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Fabyan Estate and Forest Preserve

Rte. 31 and Rte. 25, Geneva, IL 60134


Enjoy architecture and the estate of Colonel Fabyan.

Created by Colonel and Mrs. George Fabyan, who lived on the 600-acre estate from 1905 to the 1930s, the estate includes a restored villa with diverse collections, a Japanese garden and a Dutch windmill.

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