Dixon, Illinois: Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

816 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, IL
Reagan Boyhood Home. I-88 Dixon exit. North on Hwy 26 into town. Left onto 3rd St. for one block, then right onto Hennepin Ave./Reagan Way.
Tu-Sa 10-4, Su 1-4. Open Presidents Day. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $7, 8-12 $3, vets and townspeople $5
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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

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! In the yard: historical marker and statue.

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Ronald Reagan's boyhood home.

Boyhood home of Ronald Reagan

This is the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan, or actually, one of several. His family lived at several locations in Dixon. This one is done up to look as it was. Pennants are even on the wall in his room symbolizing his life.

[Steven Cook, 11/08/2004]

The "Reagan Way" sign explains that Hennepin Avenue was often walked by the young RR to get to downtown Dixon. Landmarks along the road -- Ronnie's grade school, library, historical museum, and church -- played a vital role in the development of his character.

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