Bishop Hill is located in Henry County, in northwestern Illinois. Its population is about 130. It was founded in 1846 by Swedish religious dissidents who lived in a communal setting. The town now primarily exists as a historical exhibit.
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Provides a brief history of the town, a calendar of events, and a list of shopping, restaurants and lodging.
History of the colony, photographs and basic information about its buildings and parks.
The Village Smithy
Sell quilts and fabric, do machine quilting, and teach quilting classes.
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