This Fabulous Small Town Museum Preserves More Than A Century Of Illinois History

There’s a small town museum in Litchfield, Illinois that belongs on every history lover’s bucket list. From Civil War artifacts to Route 66 memorabilia, this exciting place is full of interesting things you’ve probably never seen before.

Get a giant blast from the past at this museum that preserves history from way back to the 1800s. Scroll on for more details.

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Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center is located at 334 Historic Old Route 66 North, Litchfield, IL 62056, and you can learn more on its website or Facebook page. If you’ve ever been to this small town museum, we’d love to hear from you. Share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.

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