The northern Illinois town of Plano stood in for Smallville in the Superman movie released in 2013. While residents have embraced the recognition that came with the film, they want everyone to know the town is more than a Hollywood backdrop.
Princeton is the county seat of Bureau County. It’s also the center for cultural activity that seems all out of proportion to its size.
Joni Hunt is Tourism Director for the City of Princeton. She says, no matter how you slice it, there’s a lot going on in this town of 7000.
“We have multiple platforms for artists and thespians and musicians, so it doesn’t matter what age you are, or what type of culture you’re interested in, there’s something for you here.”