Northwest Territory Historic Center, Dixon

#81 of 106 in Museums in Illinois
NTHC is a History Research and Learning Center housed in President Ronald Reagan’s boyhood South Central School; located in his hometown of Dixon, Illinois.

Beautifully restored with the dedicated support of the townspeople and Reagan colleagues, the Center is proudly affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution.
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  • Northwest Territory Historic Center has abundant history of our area and those who were here before us. The staff is very helpful with questions you might have.  more »
  • Housed in an old reconditioned school building, this museum has themed rooms: Blackhawk war, agriculture, hometown heroes (Charles Walgreen and Ronald Reagan), Reagan's grade school classroom, and his...  more »
  • I only wish the gift shop was better. One of the displays mentioned Chief Black Hawk's autobiography. I was hoping to buy it, but they didn't have it. They had a few books, but just a mishmash of titl...  more »

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