Dixon

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Located on the Rock River over 100 miles due west of downtown Chicago, Dixon offers travellers a quaint, relaxing get away. Here you can visit the home of Ronald Reagan, the Dixon Welcome Center with the Lincoln Highway Interpretive Center, and enjoy a walk along the riverfront. There are plenty of outdoor activities, festivals, shopping and great dining in this historic town.

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Fun Facts!

  • The first name proposed for the Lincoln Highway was the Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.
  • By 1927 90% of Americans owned an automobile.
  • The Town of Fulton, Illinois has an authentic, working Dutch windmill.
  • Chicago Heights Illinois is known as The Crossroads of the Nation, because the Lincoln and Dixie Highways intersect.
  • The very first Seedling Mile is located in Malta, Illinois.