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Petersburg, Illinois

  • The Farm

    Twenty-three theme gardens, rustic shop in barn featuring herbal gifts and supplies, group tours, picnics and hayrides and greenhouse. Call ahead for additional hours....
    The Farm

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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 politics. All 23 buildings have been reconstructed to give visitors a clearer understanding of Pioneer life.

Petersburg, IL Historic Sites

Historic Petersburg

Surveyed by Abraham Lincoln in 1836, the Petersburg Historic District, which encompasses well over half of Petersburg, is included in the National Register of Historic Sites

Petersburg, IL Historic Districts


Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum

In memory of American poet, Edgar Lee Masters, author of, "The Spoon River Anthology"

Petersburg, IL Museums

Oakland Cemetary

The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln'

Petersburg, IL Cemeteries

Things to do near Petersburg, IL

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is the last home of Thomas and Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's parents. It shares ...

New Salem County Opry

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

Independence Pioneer Village

Visit this log home village from the early 1800's, including a blacksmith shop, church and schoolhouse....

Dargon Park Sculptures

"Seasons of Life" rusty in appearance, standing 25-ft. tall, the three sculptures symbolize the human "changes" or "seasons" ...

Hutson Memorial Village Museum Cabins

The Hutson Memorial Village Cabins depict life as pioneers lived and consists of 7 log cabins featuring a general store, chap...