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Northwest Territory Historic Center, Dixon

(4.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • A must see for any history buffs!! Lifelike Indian recreations, the school that Ronald Reagan attended grade school and so much more! The Blackhawk exhibit will amaze you! 
  • Donations are appreciated at this all-around history/educational venue (which happens to be Ronald Reagan's former grade school building). Learn about Lincoln, Reagan, agriculture, Native Americans an...  more »