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Randolph County Museum & Archives


category : Museums
See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother), and many county and Native American atifacts, and Kaskaskia manuscripts.


Hours: Call main phone number for hours of operation.
Address: 1 Taylor St.
Phone: 618-826-2667

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Randolph County Museum & Archives

See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother)

Chester, IL Museums


Governor Bond Memorial

The Governor Bond State Memorial marks the grave of Shadrach Bond (1773-1832), the first governor of Illinois after it attained statehood in 1818. The obelisk-style monument was erected in 1883

Chester, IL Monuments

Popeye Statue

Monument to Elzie Seager, Chester native and creator of "Popeye the Sailor Man."

Chester, IL Monuments


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