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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home, Dixon

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home is the house located at 816 South Hennepin Avenue, Dixon, Illinois, in which the 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan lived as a youth beginning in 1920. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The home is open to visitors from April to October.

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  • Highly recommend touring the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. Loved it! Mike was an excellent docent. It was so interesting learning about Reagan's childhood and also hearing humorous stories about his....  more »
  • I drove to Dixon especially to visit the Boyhood home of President Ronald Reagan. However I should done a little more research as I visited on a Sunday and the site is closed on Sunday's. So I had...  more »
  • Well worth the trip to this sleepy small town. Loved every minute of our visit. Very informative docent and they even were very patient with our two-year old Mary. Wish more historic locations were this well organized and taken care of. Happy to see President Reagan visited and helped with the house. Keep up the great work!
  • Absolutely amazing place to visit. A true American hero. If you're within 50 or even 100 miles from here I recommend you take that detour and get here. Now the place is quaint, not alot of room, but definitely worth visiting.

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