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Filled with more than 900 American shoulder patches, 130 pieces of military headgear, 100 uniforms and more than 50 rifles from conflicts ranging from the Civil War through Desert Storm. Located 10 miles south of Bloomington off Route 51.

Location: Route 51, Heyworth Illinois 61745 Telephone 309-473-3989

Other History nearby:
(Peoria) 300 Block of Main St.
(Athens) Abe Lincoln Long Nine Museum
(Peoria) African-American Museum Hall of Fame
(Clinton) C.H. Moore Homestead
(Pontiac) Catherine V. Yost Museum
(Champaign) Champaign County Historical Museum

12/07 Coming to The Heyworth area
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
Summer Camp Music Festival Chillicothe IL May24-26 The first Summer Camp Music Festival was held in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. About 1,000 attended the festival that year, and enjoyed over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of 2 days. Since then, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 15,000 attendees, hosting more than 100 bands on 7 stages over 3 days.
Future Sound Dance Music Festival Bridgeview IL May24-26 The festival will span over 3 days featuring 4 stages, over 90 artists and 50,000 music fans!
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Canton IL June1-2 This inaugural fine arts festival will feature original art from the best of our Midwest artists. Come to view and to purchase excellent art pieces in a variety of categories: Painting / Drawing, Jewelry, Clay / Ceramic, Photography, Glass, Sculpture, Woven Textiles, and Wood.
Quad City Pride Fest Davenport IA June1-2 The festival is a street fair, a shopping mecca, a non-stop cavalcade of regional entertainment, a carnival, an interactive arts & sports jubilee, a smorgasbord of summer treats, and an open air picnic with a few thousand close friends, all capped off with a night of fireworks and a “new-fashioned” revival!