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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

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 Courthouse

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

Paris, IL Historic Courthouses

Pumpkin Works

9 mazes, bon fires, hayrack rides, artisan gifts, 50 varities of pumpkins, gourds, indian corn. 7 Mazes (adult challenging) 5 mazes (wheelchair accessible)bonfires (appointment only) school tours available (appointment only) please no pets!

Paris, IL Mazes

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

Livingston County Courthouse

On the square in downtown Ponitac, the courthouse was built in 1875 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Pla...

Turtle Run Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Prairie Farm

Traditional farm animals such as sheep, pigs, horses, and goats are featured at Prairie Farms. The farm offers tours and trol...

Terry Park Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...