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Tiskilwa - The Gem of the Valley 

Come Visit Tiskilwa Now and Then





Nestled in a valley surrounded by wooded bluffs, this village was once home to the Potawatomi, in whose poetic language, Tiskilwa means "Gem of the Valley."  A half dozen roads lead out of town, but only one can be followed that does not climb a hill.  Country roads winding through rolling hills in the midst of our so-called Prairie State are a pleasant, welcome surprise to Tiskilwa's visitors.



Tradition has established four blocks of Main Street with stores and restaurants on the north side while old churches and residences grace the south side.  The business district is flanked by two inviting parks with picnic shelters, playground equipment, tennis and volleyball courts, war memorials, and a gazebo.