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Named for Baron Johann De Kalb, who served in the Revolution, DeKalb became synonymous with the first barbed wire manufacturing company and was nicknamed “Barb City.” The city boasts one of the few remaining Egyptian-style movie palaces, restored to its early 20th-century appearance; tours are offered by appointment; phone (815) 758-1215.
Visitor Info
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 164 E. Lincoln Hwy. DEKALB, IL 60115. Phone:(815)756-6306
Things to See
Ellwood House Museum
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Hampton Inn
663 S Annie Glidden Rd. Dekalb, IL 60115
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Red Roof Inn & Suites DeKalb
1212 W Lincoln Hwy. Dekalb, IL 60115
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