Creek Historical Site
- Open to the public from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
weekend from noon to 4:00 on Sundays. The site can be open by
appointment at other times and is available for special events.
For further information call 815-456-2382.
Creek State Natural Area and Grist Mill. Mill Spring day
use area open year round from sunrise to sunset. Norwegian Hill
day use area open seasonally sunrise to sunset. Grist Mill open
Saturday and Sunday Noon to 4:00 pm April through October. Open
November through March by special arrangement only.
To schedule an appointment:
Telephone (815) 456-2718 or
(815) 456-2878 (park office) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Grinding is done the last Saturday of
I. Lincoln Building - National headquarters and interpretive
center of The Lincoln Highway Association open weekdays 10:00 - 4:00,
Saturdays 10:00 - 4:00 and Sundays 12:00 to 4:00. Closed
Christmas day. For further information call 815-456-3030.
Grasslands - Open 24 hours a day year round. For further
information call 815-456-2340.
Friday of the Month
at the Lincoln Building - Bluegrass - Folk - Blues -
Country and more. Bring your instrument and join in or just
enjoy the entertainment. For information call 815-456-3030.
Festivities start at 7 PM and continue until the last note is
played. Musicians are encouraged to arrive early to sign in.
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SPECIAL EVENTS * * * * *
Chaplin Creek Hobo Visit
An evening of Hobo Music, Tall Tales, Hobo History
and Hobo Stew,
Bring your own seating and a desert or salad to pass.