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Fayette County Museum


category : Museums
The century old First Presbyterian Church houses the Fayette County Museum. Found here are early American items dating back to the time Vandalia was the state capitol.


Admission: Free
Hours: By appointment only. Closed major holidays.
Address: Kennedy St. & Main St.
Phone: 618-425-3533

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