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Worth a stop if in the area.

Touring thru the area, saw this on a map. Nice memorial with some good information. Worth a top if... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
nriemen
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Winchester, Virginia
An Illinois connection to the Wild West

A park in Troy Grove, IL (8 minutes from Interstate-80) honors Wild Bill Hickok. A granite monument... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2017
RobertW2h483MD
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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May 14, 2018
“Worth a stop if in the area.”
Jul 9, 2018
“Nice memorial”
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice little memorial in the very small home town of Wild Bill. If your passing by it’s worth a stop to pay respects and taste a little history.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Touring thru the area, saw this on a map. Nice memorial with some good information. Worth a top if in the area

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nriemen
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

A park in Troy Grove, IL (8 minutes from Interstate-80) honors Wild Bill Hickok. A granite monument with a bronze plaque from 1929 (dedicated August 29, 1930) marks the site of the house where James "Wild Bill" Hickok was born. A sculpture (bust of Wild...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RobertW2h483MD
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The Wild Bill Hickok Memorial, located in a small park, marks the site of the birthplace of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok in 1837. A plaque on the granite monument honors Hickok as "a scout and spy in the western states to preserve the Union...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the memorial and reading about his history. Short visit in a quiet country town. Clean place and really clean port a can in the park nearby.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Shelly P
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is about the only thing to see in Troy Grove unless you live there, but it is a short drive from other local attractions. There is a nice park there for my child, who loved learning about Wild Bill.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Nice place , loved it during buffalo days. Had a great time and learned something too. My six year old really enjoyed the shoot out reenactments.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank bearbear2015
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We had to get a radiator fixed at grapers and we decided to go walk over and see the place where wild bill house once stood. There is a plaque and a bust of him there but other than that there isn't much to see...More

Thank Chung70
Reviewed February 21, 2015

In the small town of Troy Grove about 10-15 minutes north of LaSalle-Peru, there is a memorial dedicated to Wild Bill Hickok who was a notorious folk hero of the west but he also fought for the union army and fought for anti-slavery efforts. A...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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