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

  • Lamon House Open Sunday, October 3, 2021

    If you have not visited the Lamon House this season, Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 1:30 to 4:00 PM, will be the last Sunday available...

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  • Lincoln Commemorative Open House

    Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM To commemorate Lincoln’s speech from the balcony of the Fithian Home during his 1858 run for...

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  • 38th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show

    Don’t miss the upcoming 38th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show! This year it will be held from July 1 to July 31 at the Vermilion County...

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  • New Website!

    The Vermilion County Museum Society is pleased to introduce our new website! This new site will enable us to better communicate with our visitors, members,...

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