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Paris, Illinois

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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

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


Things to do near Paris, IL

Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden

The Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden boasts some of the most beautiful and diverse flora in east-central Illinois. It also feat...

Edgar County Courthouse

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

New Salem County Opry

Known as a family country music show offering entertainment for the whole family. ...

Old State Cemetary

Bronze markers give biographical information about prominent citizens from the earliest history of the community. Every fall,...