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Shedd Aquarium

Historical Society Museum/Alton Railroad Depot

119 W. Main, Dwight, IL 60420


This limestone structure, built in 1891, was designed by famed Chicago architect Henry Ives Cobb.

The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It also serves as the Dwight Historical Society Museum, which preserves the history and culture that pertains to the Dwight area. The museum is open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and by appointment.

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