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National Great Rivers Museum

This 12,000 square foot facility located on the banks of the Mississippi River is dedicated to telling the story of the river. The museum features more than 20 exhibits and displays, many of which are highly interactive and computer-animated. Known as the "Father of Waters"

Alton, IL Discovery Centers

Robert Pershing Wadlow Statue - Tallest Man

Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 - July 15, 1940), according to Guinness World Records, is the tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. He is often known as the Alton Giant. Wadlow reached an unprecedented 8 ft 11.1 in (272 cm) in height and weighed 439 lb (199

Alton, IL One Of A Kinds

Lovejoy Memorial

The Lovejoy State Memorial of granite and bronze commemorates abolitionist newspaper editor, Elijah P. Lovejoy, who was killed by a mob while defending his printing press at Alton on November 7, 1837. Lovejoy'

Alton, IL Memorials

Lincoln-Douglas Square

Lincoln-Douglas Square is the site of the 7

Alton, IL Historic Sites

Piasa Bird

The Piasa Bird (pronounced Pie-a-saw), is a local legend in the Alton area. Its foundings go back to 1673 when Father Jacques Marquette, in recording his famous journey down the Mississippi River with Louis Joliet, described the "Piasa"

Alton, IL Archaeology

Things to do near Alton, IL

GMC Stadium

This 5,000-seat stadium has reserved box seats, lawn seats, party sites and a hot tub. It's home to the Gateway Grizzlies min...

Village of Elsah Museum

Historical museum....

Peterstown House

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

Far Oaks Golf Club -Target Par 3

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

Randolph County Museum & Archives

See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother), and many county and Native American atifacts...