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Edgar County Courthouse

This elegant 1893 brick and stone building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Paris, IL Historic Courthouses


Grave Of Sarah Hanks Varnell

Abraham Lincoln's aunt was buried in Ogden County cemetary in 1876

Paris, IL Cemeteries

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

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 near Paris, IL

Grand Army of The Republic Memorial Museum

A cornucopia of Civil War memorabilia, including "Tinytype" by Civil War photographer Matthew Brandy is exhibited in the Gran...

Lincoln Christening Scene

Lincoln, Illinois is only city named for Abraham Lincoln before he became president. He was present and christened it on the ...

University Of Illinois Golf Course -Blue

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

This reconstructed 1830's village is where Lincoln lived for 6 yrs. as a young adult. Here is where he studied law and began ...