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Petersburg, Illinois

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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

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

Things to do near Petersburg, IL

Shoal Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Deer Run Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Wall Mural

Artistic talent is showcased on a wall mural decorating a building on this quaint small town's square. The first mural at Ill...

Depot Museum

The Depot Museum is operated by the Danville Junction Chapter of the Railway Historical Society. The Museum honors the railro...

Cameo Vineyards

Family-owned winery managing 7 acres of French-American hybrid grapevines and making 8 different wines including reds, whites...