Midway Village is a town of yesteryear in Rockford Illinois. In the old-time Victorian town, guides dressed in turn-of-the-century wear take you around the village to see how people lived in 1900. The Village showcases 26 historical structures and represents the typical rural town in Northern Illinois at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
While in Rockford also be sure to check out Gertrude the Cow!
Site: Midway Village
Location: 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Cost: Adults — $7; Children, 3 to 17 years old — $5; Free for members
Hours: Closed Mondays; Thursday – Sunday 11am – 4pm (May & October); Tuesday &ndash Sunday 11am – 4pm (June through September).
Date: May 9, 2008
While you’re at Midway Village be sure to stop next door to visit the sock monkey museum!