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  • Old State Cemetary

    Bronze markers give biographical information about prominent citizens from the earliest history of the community. Every fall, volunteers in period dress "ressurrect" their ancestors and tell their sto...
    Old State Cemetary

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Old State Cemetary

Bronze markers give biographical information about prominent citizens from the earliest history of the community. Every fall, volunteers in period dress "ressurrect"

Vandalia, IL Cemeteries

Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site

Vandalia was the seat of state government from 1820-1839. The Statehouse, the oldest remaining capitol building in Illinois (built in 1836)

Vandalia, IL Historic Sites


Madonna of the Trail Statue

At the end of Cumberland Rd., the first highway built by the US government, Vandalia awaited early travelers who made the long journey westward. The statue marks the terminal point of this historic roadway for modern day visitors. The 10

Vandalia, IL Arts

Tribute to Farmers Monument

This impressive, black granite piece located on the grounds of Vandalia'

Vandalia, IL Monuments

Things to do near Vandalia, IL

Christian County Coal Mine Museum

The Christian County Coal Mine Museum features the history of and memorabilia pertaining to coal mining in Christian County. ...

Lincoln School Museum - Martinsville

A restored one room schoolhouse, the Lincoln School Museum - Martinsville offers tours and field trips....

Harkey House

The Harkey House is a home furnished with memorabilia of early Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historical Society. ...

Ballard Nature Center

210 acres with a visitor center, exhibit displays and a library. 3 mi. of trail through woodlands, flat lands and prairies....