St. Charles Heritage Center & Camp Kane - St. Charles, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 54.243 W 088° 18.199
16T E 391899 N 4639944
Quick Description: Site of a Civil War training site in St. Charles, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2006 2:56:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMVB4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 93

Long Description:
The coordinates above are for the Camp Kane location (current Langum Park). Camp Kane was the training ground for t more than 1,000 men for the Union army, including the 8th and 17th Illinois Cavalry units. The land for the training ground was donated by General Farnsworth.
The St. Charles Heritage Center is located at N41 54.835 W88 18.676 and features a museum with Civil War era displays and artifacts. the address of the museum is listed below.
Type of site: Museum

Address:
215 E. Main Street
St. Charles, Illinois


Phone Number: (630) 584-6967

Admission Charged: $5 or less

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
From I-88: exit at N. Farnsworth; follow north to Rte. 64 (Main St.); turn left (west) on Main St. and proceed into downtown. Museum is at the northeast corner of Fox River and Main St.


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