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In January of this year, the Northwest Territory Historic Center opened 2 new permanent exhibits. Designed and constructed by renowned historical presentation talent, these spectacular galleries enrich our understanding of regional Native American life and early American farming.
  • President Reagan History Room
  • Restored “Dutch” Reagan Classroom
  • Original Reagan Movie Posters
  • Local Chautauqua History
  • Dixon in 1846 Diorama
  • Abraham Lincoln History Room
  • WWI Airfield Diorama

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Ronald Reagan loved his home town of Dixon, Illinois. In the early 80′s President Reagan made one of his return visits to Dixon. The townspeople had begun to restore Reagan’s boyhood home on Hennepin Avenue.Noting a need for assistance,

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Our Hours
9 am - 4 pm
Tuesday through Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday
No admission charge - Donations accepted

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Schedule school field trips
Contact Info
Northwest Territory Historic Center
205 West Fifth Street
P.O. Box 345
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-288-5508
Fax: 815-288-5749
E-mail: info@nthc.org
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