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Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site

This courthouse is an authentic remnant of the French settlement of Illinois and an excellent example of their "post-on-sill" foundation style of construction. Originally constructed as a dwelling in 1737. The building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Cahokia, IL Historic Courthouses

The Church Of The Holy Family

This is the oldest French "Upright Log" Church in Illinois still in continuous use. It was built in 1799 with "Portteaux Sur Sole" (posts on sill)

Cahokia, IL Historic Churches


Eckert's Country Store and Farm

The Eckert Family Farm has continued a long tradition of growing fruits since 1837. Take a wagon tour past the 1880 homestead, through the apple and peach orchards, plus you will see other annual farm crops planted for the season.

Belleville, IL Farm Life

Historic Route 66-Scenic Byways

The subject of countless legends and lore, the Mother Road had been taking travelers through America's heartland for generations. In Southern Illinois it crosses Madison &

Belleville, IL Scenic Byways

Mermaid House

A retired sea captain built the Mermaid House as a hotel in 1830 on the St. Louis-Vincennes Trail, now known as Rte. 50. A famous visitor was Charles Dickens who documented his story in his book "American Notes."

Lebanon, IL Historic Homes

St. Peter's Cathedral

This Renasissance Gothic architectural masterpiece has a 222

Belleville, IL Historic Churches


Ravissant Winery

Enjoy a glass of wine in the park-like-setting of this beautiful 1860'

Belleville, IL Wineries

Henry White Experimental Farm

The Henry White Experimental Farm was donated to the Illinois Department of Agriculture in 1988

Belleville, IL Agriculture

Berger-Kiel House

The house is a 1½-story hall and parlor, log, and frame home built around 1864

Mascoutah, IL Historic Cabins

Frank Holten State Park

A great place to spot water birds, fish, boat, or play around of golf. The park covers 1,125

East Saint Louis, IL State Parks

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