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Tampico, Illinois: Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

Reagan lived in this red brick upstairs apartment for his all-important first three years. See the room where The Gipper was born, and pose with your feet on the "Reagan Stept Here" rug (he really did). Birthplace sign on exterior wall.

Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum

Address:
111 S. Main St., Tampico, IL
Directions:
Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum. Downtown. On Hwy 172/Main St. just south of Market St.
Phone:
815-438-2130
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The Birthplace of Ronald Reagan (Tampico, Illinois) and the Boyhood Home of Ronald Reagan (Dixon, Illinois) both wanted to erect statues of young Gipper as part of his 100th would've-been birthday.

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Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

The apartment was upstairs over the top of a bakery, requiring they climb lots of steep steps to get there. I can't imagine hauling ice for the ice chest, and groceries and such up these stairs. Certainly kept them in good shape. Ronald was born in, and spent his few few months in the front bedroom, while his mother recovered from delivering this 10-lb. bouncing boy.

[Luv2RV, 09/10/2023]

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Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

Visited the birthplace apartment in August 2020.

[Ryan C., 04/17/2023]

The Gipper lived in several places during his childhood, but his all-important first three years were spent in an upstairs apartment in downtown Tampico.

Ronald Reagan birthplace town.

Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

Tampico is the Birthplace of Ronald Reagan.

[Craig Grondfeldt, 08/21/2020]

Hard to guess what policy ideas germinated in young Ronnie during his first three years of life, but we see a small business, a cell for hooligans, and a Mad Max tractor.

Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

The birthplace of Ronald Reagan, this town of 800 boasts a Reagan museum, Reagan park and a hair stylist place called "Hair Force One."

[Steven Cook, 10/30/2004]
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