NIU Lorado Taft Field Campus

Located just outside the city of Oregon, Illinois, the Taft Campus has a rich history. During the summer of 1898, the noted American sculptor Lorado Taft and a small group of artists, architects and scholars came to the estate of Wallace Heckman, an idyllic property located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Rock River.

1414 North River Road, Oregon, IL

Place Type

Off Campus


(815) 732-2111


Upcoming Events

Homeschool Geology

Sign your student up to find out why geology rocks! Students will have the opportunity to explore our gully and look for cool rocks. This program is best for...

9/27, 3 PM
Homeschool Osteology

Make no bones about it, this hands-on osteology program is sure to interest your inner CSI agent. You'll have the opportunity to closely examine and explore...

9/28, 3 PM

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NIU Lorado Taft Field Campus

NIU Lorado Taft Field Campus posted a photo 10/6/2017