908 Maple Hill Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: (309) 834-4700
Fax: (309) 834-4701
This elegant Victorian mansion was completed for Judge David Davis. Today, the splendor of their home, furnished with sumptuous English carpeting, expensive French glass, and rare Italian marble, gives opulent testimony to their life and times.
This unique landmark was restored in 1977 and is quite impressive with its rambling porches, chandelier lighting and interesting design. The Korean/ Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated in May of 1988 and is a black granite memorial surrounded by red sidewalks. These sidewalks include the names of Central Illinois residents killed or missing in action in the Korean and Vietnam battles.
The Miller Park Zoo is an ideal spot to visit, especially if you have children along. The rather small zoo engages visitors in an array of activities like animal rescue, animal adoption, classes for kids volunteer programs, hosting birthday parties and many other events. The zoo houses various local as well as exotic wildlife like tigers, bald eagles, seals, monkeys, kangaroos, frogs, bears, tropical birds, snakes and wolves. They also have a petting area and the volunteers are polite and helpful.
An 1899 one-room schoolhouse.
Franklin Square is located in Bloomington, Illinois, in the McLean County. It is a historic district and features the homes of former Vice President Adlai Stevenson I and former Governor Joseph W. Fifer. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 11, 1976.
Buried here are Adlai I, Vice-President for Grover Cleveland, and Adlai II, who was Governor of Illinois, Ambassador to the United Nations and twice Democratic candidate for the United States Presidency. Also, buried here are Adlai's wife, Letitia Green Stevenson, who was the 2nd National President-General of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) from 1893-1898, and her sister, Julia Green Scott, the 7th National President-General of the DAR from 1909-1913.
World home of Beer Nuts.
A celestial theater.
A 1937 movie house.
Located at Prairie Vista Golf Course, this Hall of Fame honors Illinois high school golf coaches and others for their efforts on behalf of Junior Golfers and high school golf at the local, state and national levels of the game.
Honor the great moments and efforts of Illinois coaches.
Brings great food and great amusements together in one place. Enjoy mini-golf, kiddie rides, bumper boats, go-karts, batting cages and more.