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Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb

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#64 of 105 in Museums in Illinois
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  • This home really shows how a family prospered on an idea that is still in use today. Barbwire. Also showed how his wife was revere for her knowledge and not just a hostess and mother. ell educated and...  more »
  • This is an awesome place to visit, don't skip out on the tours! Great history of the city and the start of bard wire! This place is a must see when you visit!  more »
  • Visited on a cold, cloudy Saturday for the tour during the Christmas season. This was not the holiday open house, but a basic tour that happened at the time they had decorated for the season. Every ro...  more »
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  • Had a tour and what a nice afternoon learning something new. Beautiful home! We visited on March 24th. Will return soon.
  • My friends and I wanted a tour, it really looks lovely but the price was not in our budget
  • Beauty and local history all in one place. They have a wonderful Christmas tour.
  • Nice place
  • Went on a tour last week and thoroughly enjoyed it! The house is a history gem, telling the story of the times by its artifacts, built from the profits of barb wire "technology."