Visit a State Historic Site


The Historic Sites Division of the agency oversees 56 historic sites and memorials across the state, covering more than 2,000 years of Illinois history. Twenty-six of these offer public programs, educational opportunities and events that bring each site to life. To learn more, click on a site name, select a region of the state to explore or plan a trip around a particular topic or era. You can also download our Passport to History to record your visits and win prizes! You can also follow Illinois State Historic Sites on Facebook!