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Every state has its fair share of unique town names. Illinois is no different. Whether it’s a differing pronunciation of somewhere famous, or just an outright strange name, Illinois is home to some truly unique town names.

Take a look here at our list of unique Illinois town names.

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Those choosing to spend their vacation in the United States made Illinois a stop on their trip at record levels last year, according to data released by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s funeral. To commemorate this anniversary, there are a number of events happening throughout the state. From re-enactments to museum displays, there are plenty of things to do to celebrate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln this weekend.

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Located in Will County, the Des Plaines Fish and Wildlife Area is a peaceful setting with flowing rivers and natural prairie land. Nature lovers and sportsmen will find themselves at home at this park.

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Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home attracts worldwide architecture enthusiastsThe Dana-Thomas House on 3rd Street and Lawrence Avenue in Springfield was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902. Springfield socialite Susan Lawrence Dana commissioned Wright to build the home after inheriting a large sum of money from her father, Rheuna Lawrence.

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