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523 South Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540
Naper Settlement is a 12-acre outdoor history museum that consists of 30 historical buildings and structures from the Naperville, Illinois area. Many buildings were moved here from their original locations and refurbished in a style fitting of their time periods, which range from 1831 through the early 20th century. Visitors can come for hands-on activities and tours led by museum educators in period costume. Notable structures include the Martin Mitchell Mansion built in 1883. Civil War Days is a two-day reenactment where the settlement is converted into a large encampment, and more than 300 actors and actresses at a time re-enact historical life and battles.
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