There has been such a huge outpouring of requests to see the new look at the former Stevens home in Tiskilwa that all of the free tickets for August 6th have been claimed. Sara and Brad truly appreciate your interest and support. BUT WAIT! There will be another opportunity for free tours on Monday, October 10th at 1:00, 2:00, 4:30, and 5:30. If you'd like to reserve a spot in October, please email Sara at this address: sara@140East.com. On that October 10th holiday, Sara wi
Tour the stately 180-year-old home “140 East” at the corner of Main and High Streets, Tiskilwa, in an open house from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, during Pow Wow Days. Learn about the history of this handsome old home and see renovations that have been undertaken over the past year by its new owners, Sara Phalen and Brad Kimme. The home, built and cared for by Stevens family during the first century of its existence, has more renovations to come and the owners wi
Here’s your annual chance to show off your favorite “wheels” for all to admire! Cruise on over to the west lawn at Tiskilwa’s Museum on Main by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6. Stay and visit as long as you’d like. Age (yours or your ride's) doesn't matter. All vehicles welcome – from cars and buggies, to tractors and trucks, to tricked-out golf carts and bicycles. This is not a competition and there’s no entry fee.
A special tour of Princeton’s Lovejoy Homestead, designated a National Historic Landmark, will be the destination of Tiskilwa Historical Society’s annual road trip on Sunday afternoon, July 10. Anyone wishing to carpool should arrive at Tiskilwa’s Museum on Main by 1:00 on Sunday. Those who want to drive separately may meet at the Lovejoy Homestead at 1:15. Questions? Call Cecille Gerber at 815.646.4353.