Oaklawn Farm

Army Trail and Dunham Rds., Wayne, Illinois. County/parish: Kane.

NRIS 79000848

10 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 26, 1979.

From Wikipedia:

Oaklawn Farm

Oaklawn Farm is a historic property in Wayne, Illinois. The farm was operated by the Dunham family, who successfully bred Percheron horses. The property features the chateauesque Dunham Castle, which was built by Mark Wentworth Dunham in 1880. Nine other buildings from the time period still stand on the property, which is still used as the Dunham Woods Riding Club. The farm was recognized by the National Park Service as a Historic Place in 1979.

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Architectural styles:

  • Greek Revival
  • Other
  • Renaissance

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79000848