Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home and Visitors Center

This house was the Reagan’s first home when they moved to Dixon. The home has been restored to its 1920 condition and is the core of a small complex including a visitors’ center, gift shop, and park with a statue of the former president. read more

Image of the Lincoln Statue at the Fort Dixon site.

Abraham Lincoln Statue at Fort Dixon site and old settlers cabin

The Abraham Lincoln statue is located in the former Fort Dixon site next to the old settlers memorial cabin located in Dixon, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln served in the Army here at Fort Dixon, IL. The cabin was built in 1894 as a memorial to the early settlers of the Rock River Valley. Landowners of the region each provided an initialed log to erect the cabin. The cabin was moved to its’ present site in the Lincoln Statue Park in 1969. The cabin is maintained and open for display on certain days of the year by the Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society. Call for information. read more

Woodcote in Dixon


Woodcote is a six-bedroom cottage in Lowell Park, located in Dixon, Illinois. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, flatware, drink-ware, pots and pans, utensils, two refrigerators/freezers, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster. There are two full baths with showers and a half-bath on the first level. There are two working fireplaces supplied with firewood. There is a Great Room that includes a stone fireplace, four banquet tables and accompanying chairs. Outside, there is a campfire site and a grill. read more