Contact and Directions

Via US Mail at:

Franklin Grove Area Historical Society
Post Office Box 20
Franklin Grove, IL 61031

Via e-mail at:

info15@chaplincreek.com

Driving Directions:

Chaplin Creek Village is located just south of Franklin Grove, IL at 1715 Whitney Road in Franklin Grove, IL. Please click here to view Yahoo's interactive mapping program.

From the east...

  • From the points east of Franklin Grove, take Interstate 88 also known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway or formerly known as the East-West Tollway to Illinois 251 / Rochelle exit.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, turn right / head north on Illinois 251 to ILLinois Route 38. (Route 38 is at the base of the north end of the bridge).
  • Follow the signs around the bridge to Route 38 and head west.
  • Follow Route 38 through Rochelle, through Ashton and into Franklin Grove to North Elm Street.
  • Turn left / travel south on Elm street through downtown Franklin Grove, to Hughes Street.
  • Turn Right / head west on Hughes Street to South State Street.
  • Turn left / head south on State Street. As you travel south, State Street becomes Whitney Road.
  • Chaplin Creek Village is on the west side of Whitney Road about one quarter mile south.

From the west...

  • From the points west of Franklin Grove, take Interstate 88 also known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway or formerly known as the East-West Tollway to the Illinois 26 / Dixon, IL exit.
  • Head north on Illinois 26 to Illinois Route 38.
  • Turn right / head east and follow Route 38 through Dixon and into Franklin Grove to North Elm Street.
  • Turn right / travel south on Elm street through downtown Franklin Grove, to Hughes Street.
  • Turn Right / head west on Hughes Street to South State Street.
  • Turn left / head south on State Street. As you travel south, State Street becomes Whitney Road.
  • Chaplin Creek Village is on the west side of Whitney Road about one quarter mile south.

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