Paris, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Grave Of Sarah Hanks Varnell

Abraham Lincoln's aunt was buried in Ogden County cemetary in 1876

Paris, IL Cemeteries

Edgar County Courthouse

This elegant 1893 brick and stone building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Paris, IL Historic Courthouses

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

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

Vance Park

Opposite the art center and adjcent to City Hall, Vance Park is an extensively landscaped sunken garden featuring a serpentine brick wall from Thomas Jefferson's design at Charlottesville and lions'

Paris, IL Gardens

Things to do near Paris, IL

Fairbury Downtown District

Fairbury's renovated downtown area features eateries, specialty shops, consignment and antiques. There is also a vintage-look...

Wildwood Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

The Arboretum

Beautiful collection of gardens, flowers, and habitats. Visitors can experience nature's four seasons in a single setting....

Railside Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Clarkson Grain Company Inc.

Tours relating to the processing of cereal grains, buckwheat, yellow corn, white corn, blue corn and popcorn, oilseed, soybea...