Category: DeKalb Attractions

Take A Tour Of The Ellwood House Museum

Ellwood House Museum
The Ellwood House was built as a private home by barbed wire entrepreneur, Isaac Ellwood, in 1879. It is located at 509 1st Street in DeKalb, Illinois. The Victorian style home designed by George Garnsey was remodeled in 1898 and 1911. After Perry Ellwood inherited the home, he remodeled the... [read more]

Egyptian Theatre – Take A Tour Or Catch A Show

Egyptian Theatre
The Egyptian Theatre has been at the heart of entertainment in the DeKalb area since 1929. When it opened on December 10, 1929, admission to the first ever movie in the building was $0.50 for adults and $0.25 for children. Ticket prices might have changed a little over the years, but... [read more]