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The Carnegie Museum


category : Museums
Formerly a Carnegie library built in 1903, this museum now houses items from the early days of Richland county, military, oil, and medicine. Of special note is a display of the works of Robert Ridgway, famed orornithologist and Richland County native.


Admission: Free Admission
Hours: Sunday afternoons 1-5pm. Closed major holidays
Address: 401 E. Main
Phone: 618-392-5491

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Fox Creek Vineyards

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Heritage House Museum

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