Two historic and famous American homes are for sale in Illinois, and if you got the dough you could probably own one of them.

I know what you're thinking "Famous AND historical? How can I afford that?" Well, you don't need to be a bazillionaire to live in this big old mansion.

I guess what you'd need to do is figure out where exactly Plymouth, Illinois is located.

24/7 Tempo put together a huge list of Famous Historic Homes Currently For Sale and Illinois has two of them. One of them is out of reach price-wise for most of us while the other is certainly attainable.

The first is a Queen Anne Victorian built in 1893 and located in Chicago.

24/7 Tempo says:

A three-story greystone house currently owned by a Chicago architect, who has restored it, this historic structure boasts mahogany wainscoting, ornamental plaster ceilings, and seven fireplaces.

Matt Mika, Compass
Matt Mika, Compass

Sound gorgeous and expensive? That's because it is, currently priced at $779,000.

Take an inside look at this huge home for sale HERE.

The other one is just a short three-and-a-half to four-hour drive from Rockford, but it seems to be worth it.

24/7 Tempo:

An updated mansion in a community near the Missouri border, this house has century-old parquet floors, dark woodwork, Greek columns, and a massive oak stairway.

Nick Curtis, RE/MAX Unified Brokers
Nick Curtis, RE/MAX Unified Brokers

Sounds gorgeous and expensive, but this one seems to be a little bit more in our price range.

Take a look at the listing HERE.

What are we missing? Are there any other historic and famous buildings in Illinois we need to mention? Tell us.

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