Holiday Inn Express - Sycamore, IL
Quirky Tourist Attractions in or near Illinois
While in Illinois, you might enjoy a visit to:
Statue commemorates the local factory women who painted radium on wristwatch dials in the 1920s, and suffered the horrible effects of its potent radiation. The 2011 bronze is by sculptor William Piller.
Restored to the way it looked in 1920, when nine-year-old Ronnie moved in with his family. See the bedroom of a future President!
With their steaming tankards, coffee pot ladies gave the battle-bound GIs of World War II the fuel they needed to whomp the Axis.
Perhaps best known from the 1980 Blue Brothers movie as the prison Jake Blues was released from. The old prison is closed, but an adjacent parking lot and park offers an up close vantage point, and signs provide information on history and Hollywood infamy.
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