You’ll Want To Visit These 11 Houses In Illinois For Their Incredible Pasts

Calling all history buffs! If you are amazed by the rich, steep history that our great state of Illinois has to offer than it’s time you put these historical homes on your Illinois map and enjoy charting some new historical territory. You’ll breathe in culture, stand where Lincoln stood, and have a newfound appreciation for the homes that housed so many brilliant minds of Illinois.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

All you have to do is take a look around and you’ll see historical buildings throughout the gorgeous Land of Lincoln (oh, if only those walls could talk). So while we certainly couldn’t name all the great homes that call Illinois their home, if there are some not-to-be-missed historical houses that we must check out please tell us all about it in the comments.