Union, Illinois: Donley's Wild West Town (Gone)

Wild West town had live shows, roping lessons, a tomahawk throw, and other diversions you normally didn't see in Illinois. Out front: a bronze statue of galloping gunslingers.

May 2022: Reported closed.

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Donley's Wild West Town

Story in local news said this place has closed for good.

[Jeff Stolar, 05/19/2022]

Four horsemen.

Donley's Four Cowboys Statue

Four cowboys stand guard in front of Donley's Wild West Town.

Donley's is a lot of fun. Along with the museum displays, there are train rides, roping lessons, a tomahawk throw, pony rides at the O.J. Corral, and gold pyrite panning. Wild West shows are at noon, 2 and 4:30.

[Vinny Gragg, 11/01/2010]
Theme Park to Sell Authentic Gallows

Donley's Wild West Town, a tourist theme park and steakhouse in Union, Illinois, is selling the former Cook County Jail gallows.


[10/21/2006] Complete News Story

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