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City of Oglesby

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110 East Walnut Street
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-883-3389
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A small town atmosphere with big town amenities, Oglesby is perfectly situated where the Illinois River and Vermillion River meet, affording visitors many recreational opportunities. For those wanting to explorer further, Matthiessen, Starved Rock, and Buffalo Rock state parks are just a few miles away. Another recognizable site is the Theodore G. Dickinson House. Built by Dickinson who was the founder of the Marquette concrete plant, the house is now a recreational facility used for meetings and events - the six lane bowling alley hosts camps and birthday parties. Visitors to Oglesby will find many activities for all speeds, from golf courses and riding stables to shopping and fine restaurants. Seasonal festivals such as Fun Fest in July, farmer’s markets, and Harvest Fest add to Oglesby’s small town charm.

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