Welcome to the Vermilion County Museum and Fithian Home!

We are pleased to welcome visitors and locals to introduce them to the intriguing history of this unique part of Illinois. The Museum and Historic Home are proud members of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area, and the home is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Enjoy your visit!

116 N. Gilbert Street, Danville, IL  61832 | (217) 442-2922

News and Events

  • Cannon Commemorative Activities

    May 5 & 6, 2023    The Joseph G Cannon Commemorative Committee has been planning special activities to honor Cannon. These will take place both...

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  • One Man Escaped Book Signing

    by Steve Meeker Saturday, April 1, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM    Close your eyes and picture September 16, 1914. A family member is...

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  • Filled to the Brim

    Check out the new promotional video about the Dr. William Fithian Home produced by Looking for Lincoln at the following link: https://youtu.be/RsQgKLytKLI. Check the Looking...

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  • 40th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show – July 2023

    The Vermilion County Museum Society is now accepting quilted items for this year’s show. Anyone wanting to enter can bring a maximum of two articles...

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