Cantigny Park/McCormick Mansion

Cantigny Park, located in Wheaton, Illinois, offers a rich educational experience that encompasses the McCormick Mansion and the 1st Division Museum, making it an ideal destination for field trips. This sprawling 500-acre estate, once the home of Chicago Tribune editor and publisher Robert R. McCormick, invites visitors to explore its beautifully landscaped gardens, the historical McCormick Mansion, and the comprehensive 1st Division Museum. The museum provides an immersive journey through American military history, focusing on the 1st Infantry Division with artifacts, interactive exhibits, and tanks displayed in its expansive park. Cantigny Park not only educates but also inspires, offering students a unique opportunity to connect with history, military science, and horticulture in a hands-on learning environment.

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