Northwest Territory Historic Center, Dixon

4.8
#3 of 10 in Things to do in Dixon
NTHC is a History Research and Learning Center housed in President Ronald Reagan’s boyhood South Central School; located in his hometown of Dixon, Illinois.

Beautifully restored with the dedicated support of the townspeople and Reagan colleagues, the Center is proudly affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution.
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  • This place was so cool. Ronald Reagan’s classroom, veterans exhibits, exhibits about building of the Lincoln highway, Indians, and even an exhibit about the Walgreen family (which I had no idea were e...  more »
  • The museum offers a lot of information about local history and has materials on popular trades. It could use more artifacts but for being locally financed it does really well. I recommend a visit.  more »
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  • Very nice museum with lots of very well-done exhibits. Worth your time.
  • Nice area to sit outside and enjoy your meal.

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