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Chester, Illinois

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Governor Bond Memorial

The Governor Bond State Memorial marks the grave of Shadrach Bond (1773-1832), the first governor of Illinois after it attained statehood in 1818. The obelisk-style monument was erected in 1883

Chester, IL Monuments

Popeye Statue

Monument to Elzie Seager, Chester native and creator of "Popeye the Sailor Man."

Chester, IL Monuments

Randolph County Museum & Archives

See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother)

Chester, IL Museums



Things to do near Chester, IL

Waterloo Winery

This 170 yr old dwelling, once the home of three prominent families in the area, honors them with titles to the unique cellar...

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site

A preserved site of an old fort. A scenic overlook offers views of the Mississippi and Kaskaskia Rivers and of the site of Ol...

Koenig House

Built in 1887, the Koenig House was designed by Lucas Pfeiffenberger....