Chester, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Popeye Statue

Monument to Elzie Seager, Chester native and creator of "Popeye the Sailor Man."

Chester, IL Monuments

Governor Bond Memorial

The Governor Bond State Memorial marks the grave of Shadrach Bond (1773-1832), the first governor of Illinois after it attained statehood in 1818. The obelisk-style monument was erected in 1883

Chester, IL Monuments

Randolph County Museum & Archives

See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother)

Chester, IL Museums

Things to do near Chester, IL

Acorns Golf Links

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Peterstown House

In Waterloo, remnants of the country's early history are preserved at this house, the only stagecoach stop still in tack alon...

Fort De Chartres State Historic Site

Reconstruction of the mid-1700s stone fort that was the base of French control of the Mississippi River Valley. It was surren...

Jarrot Mansion

Formerly the home of Nicholas Jarrot, a French-born entrepreneur and land speculator. Construction began in 1807, making it o...

Lockhaven Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...