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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, the British and the Illinois Indians signed a peace treaty here....
    Indian Treaty Site

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

Allis Chalmers Tractor Musuem

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

Paris, IL Museums

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 near Paris, IL

Harris Agricultural Museum

The museum houses the most authentic agricultural display including antique tractors (1922-1937), engines, a 1919 model T-For...

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...

Madonna of the Trail Statue

At the end of Cumberland Rd., the first highway built by the US government, Vandalia awaited early travelers who made the lon...

Early American Museum

The Early American Museum has an extensive collection inperpreting 19th and 20th century llife in east central Illinois. Ther...

Nelson Park Golf Course

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