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  • GM&O Depot Movie Location

    GM&O Depot Movie LocationIn 1966 Sparta, Illinois became Sparta, Mississippi for a few months as the movie "In the Heat of the Night" was filmed here. After Sparta was selected as the location, the town's name in the story wa...
    GM&O Depot Movie Location

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GM&O Depot Movie Location

In 1966 Sparta, Illinois became Sparta, Mississippi for a few months as the movie "In the Heat of the Night" was filmed here. After Sparta was selected as the location, the town'

Sparta, IL Railroad History

Roscoe Misselhorn Art Gallery

The Roscoe Misselhorn Art Gallery features over 2000

Sparta, IL Arts

Alfred Brown Museum

This museum contains several different types of artifacts. The museum holds the best collection of post cards from the 1904 World'

Sparta, IL Museums

Country Club Of Sparta

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Sparta, IL Golf Courses

Things to do near Sparta, IL

Corner George Inn

The entire 150 year old German settlement is on the National Historic Register. Restoration includes a church from 186...

Roseland Golf Course

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

Waterloo Winery

This 170 yr old dwelling, once the home of three prominent families in the area, honors them with titles to the unique cellar...

St. Peter's Cathedral

This Renasissance Gothic architectural masterpiece has a 222 ft. tall bell tower. Tours avaliable....

Kaskaskia Bell State Historic Site

This old church bell, a gift to the Catholic Church at Kaskaskia from King Louis XV was cast in France in 1741. It is popular...