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English Farm


category : Historic Buildings
As you drive by this farm, your eye is drawn upward to a towering brick structure near the modern brick home. The building, erected around 1913, is one of a dozen brick water towers still standing in Illinois.


Hours: Call for appointment
Address: 7480 Hwy 133
Phone: 217-884-2310

Come visit us in Paris, Illinois

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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

Edgar County Historical Society

Compare pioneer and Victorian lifestyle when you visit the log cabin and brick Italianate home. An exhibition gallery and program space in an adjacent building features rotating exhibits of the society'

Paris, IL Museums

Allis Chalmers Tractor Musuem

Come visit Allis Chalmers collection of tractor models from 1914-1957

Paris, IL Museums

Heartland Antique Auto Museum

Walk among early cars from the turn-of-the-century through the early 1950's. This museum is also the site of a restoration shop for classic V12 and V16

Paris, IL Museums

Things to do Historic Buildings near Paris, IL

Keeley Institute

The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940. Some buildings are st...

Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Danville

The VA Medical Center was established by an Act of Congress in 1896 by Danville native, Joseph G. Cannon, a member of the Hou...

Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium

The Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium opened August 23, 1914, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Place...

J.H. Hawes Elevator

Restored grain elevator listed on the National Historic Register. Free tours....

English Farm

As you drive by this farm, your eye is drawn upward to a towering brick structure near the modern brick home. The building, e...