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English Farm


category : Historic Buildings
As you drive by this farm, your eye is drawn upward to a towering brick structure near the modern brick home. The building, erected around 1913, is one of a dozen brick water towers still standing in Illinois.


Hours: Call for appointment
Address: 7480 Hwy 133
Phone: 217-884-2310

Come visit us in Paris, Illinois

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North Arm

North Arm is the oldest continuously operating Catholic church in the Springfield diocese. Founded in 1817 by 17 families from Kentucky, the journey was blessed by Fr. Theodore Badin, the first Catholic priest ordained in the U.S. The current church was built in 1901

Paris, IL Historic Churches

Allis Chalmers Tractor Musuem

Come visit Allis Chalmers collection of tractor models from 1914-1957

Paris, IL Museums

Indian Treaty Site

A marker commemorates where two important trails intersected on the prairie - Detroit to St Louis and Peoria to Terre Haute. In 1765

Paris, IL Historic Sites



Things to do Historic Buildings near Paris, IL

Bank Of Dwight

The Bank of Dwight built in 1855, is the oldest business institution in the village. The Greek Classic design building was re...

The Windmill

The Windmill was built in 1896 to supply water for the Oughton Estate and its grounds. The windmill was donated to the Villag...

J.H. Hawes Elevator

Restored grain elevator listed on the National Historic Register. Free tours....

Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium

The Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium opened August 23, 1914, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Place...

Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Danville

The VA Medical Center was established by an Act of Congress in 1896 by Danville native, Joseph G. Cannon, a member of the Hou...