Black Hawk - The Eternal Indian Monument
The statue, created by Lorado Taft, stands 125 feet above the Rock River. Black Hawk weighs in at 536,770 pounds and is said to be the second largest concrete monolithic statue in the world.
Chana School Museum Foundation
This 1883 two room school house, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Now a museum, it provides living history, school education programs and seasonal special events throughout the year.
John Deere Historical Site
Experience the history of farming on the prairie. Take a trip back in time to the days when John Deere worked in his blacksmith shop in Grand Detour, Illinois. Stroll through his restored home and the grounds. See the sparks fly in a working replica of his shop. And, be sure to visit the gift shop.
Ogle County Courthouse
The present courthouse was built in 1891 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Ogle County Historical Society
The Ogle County Historical Museum located in the Ruby Nash home, rewards visitors with a glimpse into the late 1800's. Filled with antiques and artifacts, it is now the home of many important pieces that once belonged to prominent Ogle County citizens.
Oregon Public Library
This Carnegie Library offers a unique experience in art. The 2nd floor boasts over 53 sculptures and paintings including works by Lorado Taft and Charles Francis Browne.
Oregon Train Depot Museum
Relive the romance of the rails! Constructed in 1910 the Oregon Depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Currently under interior restoration, the public is welcome and invited to call for an appointment for viewing.