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National Register of Historic Places listings in Illinois

This is a list of properties and districts in Illinois that are on the National Register of Historic Places. There are over 1,800 in total. Of these, 85 are National Historic Landmarks. There are listings in all of the state's 102 counties.

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Normal Theatre, McLean County
East Dubuque School, Jo Daviess County
Cave-In-Rock, Hardin County
Illinois State Capitol, Sangamon County
Dennis Otte Round Barn, Stephenson County
Pere Marquette Hotel, Peoria County
This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted September 6, 2019.[1]


Numbers of listings by countyEdit

County # of Sites
1 Adams 27
2 Alexander 7
3 Bond 2
4 Boone 6
5 Brown 2
6 Bureau 17
7 Calhoun 7
8 Carroll 7
9 Cass 2
10 Champaign 58
11 Christian 6
12 Clark 9
13 Clay 6
14 Clinton 2
15 Coles 23
16.1 Cook: Chicago 380
16.2 Cook: Evanston 61
16.3 Cook: Other 129
Cook: Duplicates (2)[2]
Cook: Total 568
17 Crawford 7
18 Cumberland 3
19 DeKalb 15
20 DeWitt 2
21 Douglas 2
22 DuPage 46
23 Edgar 9
24 Edwards 1
25 Effingham 2
26 Fayette 4
27 Ford 5
28 Franklin 3
29 Fulton 43
30 Gallatin 7
31 Greene 12
32 Grundy 7
33 Hamilton 4
34 Hancock 12
35 Hardin 5
36 Henderson 4
37 Henry 15
38 Iroquois 5
39 Jackson 17
40 Jasper 1
41 Jefferson 2
42 Jersey 19
43 Jo Daviess 17
44 Johnson 4
45 Kane 76
46 Kankakee 15
47 Kendall 10
48 Knox 7
49 LaSalle 32
50 Lake 97
51 Lawrence 2
52 Lee 10
53 Livingston 13
54 Logan 12
55 Macon 10
56 Macoupin 8
57 Madison 42
58 Marion 9
59 Marshall 2
60 Mason 4
61 Massac 3
62 McDonough 8
63 McHenry 12
64 McLean 35
65 Menard 5
66 Mercer 11
67 Monroe 7
68 Montgomery 13
69 Morgan 10
70 Moultrie 1
71 Ogle 27
72 Peoria 35
73 Perry 2
74 Piatt 6
75 Pike 14
76 Pope 3
77 Pulaski 4
78 Putnam 4
79 Randolph 18
80 Richland 4
81 Rock Island 26
82 St. Clair 29
83 Saline 4
84 Sangamon 64
85 Schuyler 2
86 Scott 2
87 Shelby 6
88 Stark 1
89 Stephenson 17
90 Tazewell 17
91 Union 8
92 Vermilion 14
93 Wabash 1
94 Warren 10
95 Washington 3
96 Wayne 3
97 White 11
98 Whiteside 14
99 Will 36
100 Williamson 5
101 Winnebago 37
102 Woodford 8
(duplicates) (9)[3]
Total: 1,902

Adams CountyEdit

Alexander CountyEdit

Bond CountyEdit

Boone CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Belvidere North State Street Historic District June 6, 2012
(#12000324)
State Street between Hurlbut Street & Kishwaukee River
42°15′38″N 88°50′39″W / 42.260446°N 88.844297°W / 42.260446; -88.844297 (Belvidere North State Street Historic District)
Belvidere
2 Belvidere South State Street Historic District June 6, 2012
(#12000325)
State Street between Logan Avenue & Madison Street
42°15′21″N 88°50′23″W / 42.255777°N 88.839658°W / 42.255777; -88.839658 (Belvidere South State Street Historic District)
Belvidere
3 Belvidere High School July 25, 1997
(#97000815)
Jct. of Pearl and First Sts.
42°15′17″N 88°50′27″W / 42.254722°N 88.840833°W / 42.254722; -88.840833 (Belvidere High School)
Belvidere
4 Lampert-Wildflower House August 12, 2005
(#05000870)
410 East Lincoln Avenue
42°15′44″N 88°50′28″W / 42.262222°N 88.841111°W / 42.262222; -88.841111 (Lampert-Wildflower House)
Belvidere
5 Pettit Memorial Chapel December 1, 1978
(#78001112)
1100 N. Main St.
42°16′10″N 88°50′50″W / 42.269444°N 88.847222°W / 42.269444; -88.847222 (Pettit Memorial Chapel)
Belvidere
6 United States Post Office-Belvidere May 11, 2000
(#00000473)
200 S. State St.
42°15′28″N 88°50′27″W / 42.257778°N 88.840833°W / 42.257778; -88.840833 (United States Post Office-Belvidere)
Belvidere

Brown CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 La Grange Lock and Dam Historic District March 10, 2004
(#04000170)
0.75 miles (1.21 km) south of County Road 795N at the Illinois River
39°56′27″N 90°32′02″W / 39.940833°N 90.533889°W / 39.940833; -90.533889 (La Grange Lock and Dam Historic District)
Versailles
2 Mount Sterling Commercial Historic District May 8, 1987
(#87000724)
Roughly bounded by Brown Co. Courthouse, Alley E of Capitol, South St., and Alley W of Capitol
39°59′12″N 90°45′51″W / 39.986667°N 90.764167°W / 39.986667; -90.764167 (Mount Sterling Commercial Historic District)
Mount Sterling

Former listingEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Benjamin Dewitt House July 28, 1983
(#83000300)
December 8, 1995 Address Restricted
Versailles

Bureau CountyEdit

Calhoun CountyEdit

Carroll CountyEdit

Cass CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Beardstown Grand Opera House May 11, 2000
(#00000471)
121 State St.
40°01′03″N 90°26′03″W / 40.017500°N 90.434167°W / 40.017500; -90.434167 (Beardstown Grand Opera House)
Beardstown
2 Andrew Cunningham Farm May 12, 1975
(#75000641)
2.5 miles east of Virginia off Gridley Rd.
39°57′05″N 90°09′30″W / 39.951389°N 90.158333°W / 39.951389; -90.158333 (Andrew Cunningham Farm)
Virginia

Former listingEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Park House February 10, 1983
(#83000304)
December 8, 1995 200 W. 2nd St.
Beardstown

Champaign CountyEdit

Christian CountyEdit

Clark CountyEdit

Clay CountyEdit

Clinton CountyEdit

Coles CountyEdit

Cook CountyEdit

Crawford CountyEdit

Cumberland CountyEdit

DeKalb CountyEdit

DeWitt CountyEdit

Douglas CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Arcola Carnegie Public Library May 9, 2002
(#02000459)
407 E. Main St.
39°41′04″N 88°18′12″W / 39.684444°N 88.303333°W / 39.684444; -88.303333 (Arcola Carnegie Public Library)
Arcola
2 Streibich Blacksmith Shop February 21, 1991
(#91000086)
1 N. Howard St.
39°47′53″N 87°58′58″W / 39.798056°N 87.982778°W / 39.798056; -87.982778 (Streibich Blacksmith Shop)
Newman

Former listingEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 John McCarty Round Barn December 7, 1982
(#82000394)
December 8, 1995 Northwest of Filson
Filson

DuPage CountyEdit

Edgar CountyEdit

Edwards CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 St. John's Episcopal Church February 15, 2012
(#12000027)
20 E. Cherry St.
38°22′32″N 88°03′27″W / 38.375556°N 88.057500°W / 38.375556; -88.057500 (St. John's Episcopal Church)
Albion

Effingham CountyEdit

Fayette CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Floyd and Glenora Dycus House March 2, 2001
(#01000179)
305 S. Second St.
38°59′41″N 88°57′09″W / 38.994722°N 88.952500°W / 38.994722; -88.952500 (Floyd and Glenora Dycus House)
Brownstown
2 First Presbyterian Church March 24, 1982
(#82002534)
301 W. Main St.
38°57′43″N 89°05′37″W / 38.961944°N 89.093611°W / 38.961944; -89.093611 (First Presbyterian Church)
Vandalia
3 Little Brick House June 4, 1973
(#73000701)
621 St. Clair Street
38°57′56″N 89°05′54″W / 38.965417°N 89.098333°W / 38.965417; -89.098333 (Little Brick House)
Vandalia
4 Vandalia Statehouse January 21, 1974
(#74000760)
315 W. Gallatin St.
38°57′40″N 89°05′38″W / 38.961111°N 89.093889°W / 38.961111; -89.093889 (Vandalia Statehouse)
Vandalia

Former listingsEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Clarence Forehand Round Barn December 7, 1982
(#82000394)
December 8, 1995 West of Vandalia off Illinois Route 185
Vandalia
2 PRESIDENT December 20, 1989
(#89002460)
July 13, 2011 Scattered over two acres in three separate locations around St. Elmo
St. Elmo Formerly a National Historic Landmark

Ford CountyEdit

Franklin CountyEdit

Fulton CountyEdit

Gallatin CountyEdit

Greene CountyEdit

Grundy CountyEdit

Hamilton CountyEdit

Hancock CountyEdit

Hardin CountyEdit

Henderson CountyEdit

Henry CountyEdit

Iroquois CountyEdit

Jackson CountyEdit

Jasper CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Embarras River Bridge May 20, 1998
(#98000472)
Wade Township Road 164 over the Embarras River
38°59′43″N 88°09′43″W / 38.995278°N 88.161944°W / 38.995278; -88.161944 (Embarras River Bridge)
Newton

Jefferson CountyEdit

Jersey CountyEdit

Jo Daviess CountyEdit

Johnson CountyEdit

Kane CountyEdit

Kankakee CountyEdit

Kendall CountyEdit

Knox CountyEdit

LaSalle CountyEdit

Lake CountyEdit

Lawrence CountyEdit

Lee CountyEdit

Livingston CountyEdit

Logan CountyEdit

McDonough CountyEdit

McHenry CountyEdit

McLean CountyEdit

Macon CountyEdit

Macoupin CountyEdit

Madison CountyEdit

Marion CountyEdit

Marshall CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Marshall Site August 25, 2014
(#14000508)
Address Restricted
Chillicothe
2 Robert Waugh House October 4, 1978
(#78001170)
202 School Street
41°01′45″N 89°26′24″W / 41.029167°N 89.44°W / 41.029167; -89.44 (Robert Waugh House)
Sparland

Mason CountyEdit

Massac CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Elijah P. Curtis House June 9, 1978
(#78001172)
405 Market St.
37°09′04″N 88°44′02″W / 37.151111°N 88.734000°W / 37.151111; -88.734000 (Elijah P. Curtis House)
Metropolis
2 Fort Massac Site July 14, 1971
(#71000293)
Southeast of Metropolis on the Ohio River
37°08′47″N 88°42′32″W / 37.146389°N 88.708889°W / 37.146389; -88.708889 (Fort Massac Site)
Metropolis
3 Kincaid Site October 15, 1966
(#66000326)
Newcut Rd.[10]
37°04′50″N 88°29′31″W / 37.08055°N 88.49194°W / 37.08055; -88.49194 (Kincaid Site)
Brookport Extends into Pope County

Former listingEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 R.W. McCartney Music Hall August 13, 1986
(#86001490)
December 8, 1995 116-120 E. 4th St.
Metropolis

Menard CountyEdit

Mercer CountyEdit

Monroe CountyEdit

Montgomery CountyEdit

Morgan CountyEdit

Moultrie CountyEdit

Ogle CountyEdit

Peoria CountyEdit

Perry CountyEdit

Piatt CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Robert Allerton Estate July 18, 2007
(#07000701)
515 Old Timber Rd.
40°00′22″N 88°38′49″W / 40.006111°N 88.646944°W / 40.006111; -88.646944 (Robert Allerton Estate)
Monticello
2 Francis E. Bryant House September 5, 2017
(#100001566)
146 E. Wilson St.
39°55′24″N 88°34′19″W / 39.923299°N 88.572081°W / 39.923299; -88.572081 (Francis E. Bryant House)
Bement
3 Monticello Courthouse Square Historic District November 5, 2009
(#08000400)
Roughly bounded by Market, the railroad tracks, N. Hamilton, Independence, and Marion Sts.
40°01′30″N 88°34′21″W / 40.025000°N 88.572500°W / 40.025000; -88.572500 (Monticello Courthouse Square Historic District)
Monticello
4 North State Street Historic District August 14, 1998
(#98001045)
Roughly along N. State St. from the 300 block to the 1100 block
40°01′51″N 88°34′15″W / 40.030833°N 88.570833°W / 40.030833; -88.570833 (North State Street Historic District)
Monticello
5 South Charter Street Historic District January 17, 2002
(#01001464)
Roughly bounded by Marion and S. Market Sts., Sage Dr., and S. State St.
40°01′17″N 88°34′24″W / 40.021389°N 88.573333°W / 40.021389; -88.573333 (South Charter Street Historic District)
Monticello
6 Voorhies Castle June 20, 1979
(#79000861)
South of Bement
39°52′00″N 88°34′49″W / 39.866667°N 88.580278°W / 39.866667; -88.580278 (Voorhies Castle)
Bement

Pike CountyEdit

Pope CountyEdit

Pulaski CountyEdit

Putnam CountyEdit

Randolph CountyEdit

Richland CountyEdit

Rock Island CountyEdit

St. Clair CountyEdit

Saline CountyEdit

Sangamon CountyEdit

Schuyler CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Phoenix Opera House Block May 9, 1985
(#85001010)
112-122 W. Lafayette St.
40°07′14″N 90°33′47″W / 40.120556°N 90.563056°W / 40.120556; -90.563056 (Phoenix Opera House Block)
Rushville
2 White Oak Hall February 5, 2003
(#02001757)
Southeastern corner of the junction of White Oak and Lower Beardstown Rds.
40°06′32″N 90°31′09″W / 40.108889°N 90.519167°W / 40.108889; -90.519167 (White Oak Hall)
Rushville

Scott CountyEdit

Shelby CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Chautauqua Auditorium January 30, 1978
(#78001190)
Forest Park and NE. 9th St.
39°25′05″N 88°47′26″W / 39.418056°N 88.790556°W / 39.418056; -88.790556 (Chautauqua Auditorium)
Shelbyville
2 Clarksburg Schoolhouse January 25, 2001
(#00000952)
Clarksburg Rd., 1 mile east of the junction of County Roads 800N and 2025E
39°19′56″N 88°44′59″W / 39.332222°N 88.749722°W / 39.332222; -88.749722 (Clarksburg Schoolhouse)
Clarksburg
3 Shelbyville Historic District December 22, 1976
(#76000729)
Roughly bounded by the railroad tracks and Will, N. 8th, and S. 6th Sts.
39°24′30″N 88°47′41″W / 39.408333°N 88.794722°W / 39.408333; -88.794722 (Shelbyville Historic District)
Shelbyville
4 Horace M. Tallman House May 6, 1988
(#88000470)
816 W. Main
39°24′23″N 88°48′11″W / 39.406389°N 88.803056°W / 39.406389; -88.803056 (Horace M. Tallman House)
Shelbyville
5 Thompson Mill Covered Bridge March 13, 1975
(#75000675)
0.5 miles northeast of Cowden over the Kaskaskia River
39°15′31″N 88°49′05″W / 39.258500°N 88.818056°W / 39.258500; -88.818056 (Thompson Mill Covered Bridge)
Cowden
6 Westervelt Christian Church February 9, 2006
(#06000009)
103 W. Main St.
39°28′45″N 88°51′35″W / 39.479167°N 88.859722°W / 39.479167; -88.859722 (Westervelt Christian Church)
Westervelt

Stark CountyEdit

Stephenson CountyEdit

Tazewell CountyEdit

Union CountyEdit

Vermilion CountyEdit

Wabash CountyEdit

[4] Name on the Register Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Beall-Orr House February 4, 1994
(#94000028)
503 Cherry St.
38°24′43″N 87°45′30″W / 38.411944°N 87.758333°W / 38.411944; -87.758333 (Beall-Orr House)
Mt. Carmel

Warren CountyEdit

Washington CountyEdit

Wayne CountyEdit

White CountyEdit

Whiteside CountyEdit

Will CountyEdit

Williamson CountyEdit

Winnebago CountyEdit

Woodford CountyEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on September 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District is included in both the West Side of Chicago and the Cook County: Other list. Logan Square Boulevards Historic District is included in both the West Side of Chicago and the North Side of Chicago.
  3. ^ The following sites are listed in multiple counties: Barrington Historic District (Cook and Lake), Bolivia Road Bridge (Christian and Sangamon), Cahokia Mounds (Madison and St. Clair), Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District (Cook, DuPage, and Will), Clear Lake Site (Mason and Tazewell), French Colonial Historic District (Monroe and Randolph), Kincaid Site (Massac and Pope), Lunsford-Pulcher Archeological Site (Monroe and St. Clair).
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ Maruszak, Kathleen. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Orr-Herl Mound and Village Site. National Park Service, 1976-12, 5.
  7. ^ Wagner, Mark J. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: John Bridges Tavern and Store Site. National Park Service, 2016-11-22, 23.
  8. ^ Maruszak, Kathleen. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clear Lake Site. National Park Service, 1977-01, 3.
  9. ^ McHarry, Hugh W., and Duane Esarey. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rockwell Mound. National Park Service, 1987-12-12, 5.
  10. ^ a b Fairchilde, Jerry D. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Kincaid Site. National Park Service, 1982-03-10, 27.
  11. ^ Zdzieblowski, Arthur. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Millstone Bluff. National Park Service, n.d., 4.
  12. ^ "Clear Creek Friends Meeting". Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  13. ^ Maruszak, Kathleen. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Carrier Mills Archeological District. National Park Service, 1977-08, 2.
  14. ^ Maruszak, Kathleen A. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Naples Archeological District. National Park Service, 1978-02, 19.
  15. ^ Bodner, Connie. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Mayberry Mound and Village Site. National Park Service, 1976-07, 4.