Ellwood House Museum

509 N. First Street Dekalb, IL
Max Capacity: 80 people
The Ellwood House Museum offers three unique rental spaces. Our ten acres of grounds and gardens offer a memorable setting for your outdoor wedding ceremony from mid-May to mid-October. The Ellwood-Nehring House is a site of unmatched elegance for a small reception, rehearsal dinner or bridal shower and is a beautiful backdrop for photographs from March-June and September-November. The Hearthside Room in the Museum is a charming spot for an intimate reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or wedding ceremony and is available March-November.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 80
Monroe Center, IL  
A wilderness resort that stands above the rest. We are simply the best venue for your family, company, church or wedding. Nestled in 200 acres of forest and tucked away just south of Rockford Illinois, Kilbuck Creek is close to you, but you’ll feel like you’re 100 miles away from the hustle and bustle. We have beautiful facilities and dedicated staff to make your wedding one the you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. We have a picturesque outdoor ceremony setting, and a beautiful banquet hall for your reception or ceremony. The maximum number for an overnight stay in the Log Home is 40 guests. We also have a gathering hall that will hold up to 250 maximum for large events, weddings and receptions.