Rochelle

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Rochelle welcomes visitors throughout the year to its historic and unique attractions such as Railroad Park which attracts train buffs from all over the world to view the more than 100 trains that pass through town every day. Visit Flagg Township Historical Society Museum, Rochelle Fire Department Museum, and the 1918 Standard Oil Filling Station,which also serves as their Visitor Center. Don’t miss this stop in “Hub City” Rochelle!

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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.