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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, erected around 1913

Paris, IL Historic Buildings


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

Things to do Cemeteries near Paris, IL

Rosamond Grove Cemetery

Rosamond Grove Cemetery can be seen as a high mound overlooking the prairie which is home to the famous statue "Lincoln the O...

Grave Of Sarah Hanks Varnell

Abraham Lincoln's aunt was buried in Ogden County cemetary in 1876 after living a long life in Edgar County....

Onarga Township Cemetery

Eternal home of Timothy Webster, Civil War Spy...

Oakland Cemetary

The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's first sweetheart, lies in Oakland Cemetary. Her tombstone bears an inscript...