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St. Charles Historic Walking Tour

Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

Historic Sites

Come explore the History of St. Charles on a self-guided tour that takes you through the decades of St. Charles history with 27 locations. Grab a brochure at the St. Charles History Museum or find the downloadable brochure on their website.

Explore St. Charles' Central Historic District and discover the rich history of downtown St. Charles. Enjoy walking and viewing our new self-guided walking tour of 27 historic locations. Each sign is numbered, features a historical photograph, and information to keep you following the trail.

This tour is a collaborative effort between the Downtown St. Charles Partnership, St. Charles History Museum, the City of St. Charles, and Historic Preservation Commission.

Stop into some of the shops and restaurants for some amazing local business shopping!

You can also now embark on the Historic Walking Tour by downloading teh Travel St. Charles App! You can find all 27 stops with narration. You can find that at

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