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MAHOMET

Museums

Early American Museum
Route 47
A look back at 19th Century life in the Grand Prairie region of East central Illinois. Call for group scheduling and fees.
217-586-2612


Garden/Nature Areas

Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden
North Rt. 47
The gardens boast some of the most beautiful and diverse flora in east-central IL. It also features the award-winning Miriam Davies Memorial Enabling Garden.
217-586-3360
www.ccfpd.org

Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
109 S. Lake of the Woods Rd.
900-acre preserve features an 18-hole regulation golf course, 9-hole par 3 course and practice range, fishing, boating, hiking picnic areas, cross-country sledding, bike/pedestrian paths and more.
217-586-3360
www.ccfpd.org


Golf Courses

Lake of the Woods Golf Course
405 N. Lake of the Woods Rd.
18 holes over 6,520 yards with a par of 72.
www.golfthelake.com

Lake of the Woods Golf Course, Par-3 Course
405 N. Lake of the Woods Rd.
9 holes over 865 yards with a par of 26.
www.golfthelake.com


Hotels/Motels

Heritage Inn Motel
217-586-4975


Bed & Breakfasts

Nickell Country Home
217-586-6891


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MARSHALL

Places of Interest

Log Cabin Visitors Center
Holiday Park, corner of Rt.1 and Rt. 40 (Archer Ave.)
Provides information about Marshall and Clark County.
217-826-2034 or 217-826-1044

Harlan Hall
603 Locust St.
Originally this building had an opera house on the 2nd floor and a 1st floor liver stable. Built in 1872, it is a legacy of the trend in the 19th and 20th centuries for communities to have facilities for live entertainment - an activity supported by transportation improvements, such as the National Road and the railroad. The building will soon be utilized as a community center, and a welcome center for the National Road.
217-826-2498

Stone Arch Bridge
Located 1/2 mile west of downtown Marshall
Built between 1828 and 1837 by the Corps of Army Engineers and local laborers, this unique engineering site is one of the few remaining bridges of the original road still in use. This bridge was brought down the Wabash River by barge, hauled by wagon & cut to fit without mortar. It still sustains heavy vehicular traffic today.
217-826-2034


Museums

Clark County Historical Museum
502 S. 4th St.
Listed on the National Historic Register, this Greek Revival structure served as the first courthouse until 1838. The building has been used as a store, post office and private home. Learn of the Lincoln/Douglas debates and of the unique county architecture.
217-826-2252


Historic Sites

Clark County Genealogical Library
521 Locust St.
Census records, newspaper clippings, birth and marriage records and other records of interest helpful to geneological researchers
217-826-2864

Archer House
717 Archer Ave.
This National Historic Register site was built in 1841 as a hotel and also served as a stagecoach stop. It is the oldest hotel in Illinois still in operation.
217-826-8023

Bandstand and Courthouse
501 Archer Ave.
Marshall has served as Clark County County Seat since 1838, and the current courthouse dates back to 1904. The period style bandstand, on the courthouse grounds, is still in use.
217-826-8311


Garden/Nature Areas

Mill Creek Park
20482 N. Park Entrance Rd.
2,600 acres of land and 811 acres of water, with 39 miles of shoreline. Picnic areas, campground, horse and ATV trails, cabins and boat rental.
217-889-3901


Golf Courses

Marshall Golf Club
110 Golf Course Rd.
9 holes.


State Parks

Lincoln Trail State Park
16985 E. 1350th Rd.
Lincoln Trail State Park offers American beech woods and a nature preserve with hiking trails, boat rentals, camping, biking, bird watching, fishing, ice fishing and ice skating. Restaurant open seasonally.
dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R3/Lincoln.htm


Hotels/Motels

Relax Inn
217-826-3031 or 800-646-7325

Super 8 Motel
217-826-8043 or 800-800-8000


Resorts/Rentals/Cabins

Mill Creek Park Cabin Rental
217-889-3901
www.clarkcountyparkdistrict.com


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MATTOON

Historic Sites

Mattoon Welcome Center/Peterson House
500 Broadway Ave.
The Peterson House serves as the Mattoon Welcome Center. It offers free information about events happening in and around Mattoon.
217-258-6286 or 800-500-6286
www.mattoon.illinois.gov


Garden/Nature Areas

Douglas-Hart Nature Center
2204 Dewitt Ave. East
Features more than 60 acres of prairie, wetland and forest habitat. Programs and guided walks are conducted throughout the year.
217-235-4644
www.dhnature.org


Lakes/Rivers

Lake Mattoon Campground and Marina
Interstate 57 South
Experience boating, fishing and camping. Camper lots, tent sites and dock rentals are available.


Golf Courses

Meadowview Golf Course
6489 Meadowview Ln.
18 holes, 6900 yards, par 72, moderate to gently rolling terrain, manicured greens, full-service pro shop, food court.

Rogala Public Links
1322 State Hwy. 16
9 holes, par 36/38, 2965-3069 Yds.


Hotels/Motels

Baymont Inn
217-234-2420 or 800-228-2800

Budget Inn
217-235-4011

Comfort Suites
217-235-6745 or 800-228-5150

Hampton Inn
217-234-4267 or 800-HAMPTON

Ramada Inn
217-235-0313 or 800-2-RAMADA

Super 8 Motel
217-235-8888 or 800-800-8000

US Grant Motel
217-235-5695


Bed & Breakfasts

Franny's Bed and Breakfast
217-235-3603


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MARTINSVILLE

Museums

Lincoln School Museum- Martinsville
7400 E 1500th Rd
This traditional one-room schoolhouse was orginally built in 1888, and named in honor Abraham Lincoln. It is a restored structure and an excellent example of pioneer culture of the early community building period that existed prior to and during the early days of the road in the 19th century.
217-382-4765 or 217-382-6666


Pumpkin Patches

Prairie Cabins and Onies Acres
4993 E. 55oth Rd.
Selling over 30 varieties of pumpkins, gourds, squash, and Indian and popping corn. In cabins you will find homemade lye soap, soy wax candles, homemade jellies, soup, etc. Group tour, Horseback trail. Trees in winter. Maple syrup demo.
217-932-2749


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McLEAN

Museums

Illinois Route 66 Museum/Hall Of Fame
Dixie Truckers' Home, 400 Dixie Rd.
The Hall of Fame features displays and plaques, as well as many other attractions of historical interest.
309-874-2323


Garden/Nature Areas

The Sugar Grove Nature Center
4532 N 725 East Road
Offers environmental education, programs and special events. Observatory open for public and private astronomy viewing.
309-874-2174


Hotels/Motels

Super 8
309-874-2366 or 800-800-8000


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MIDDLETOWN


Museums

Knapp Library Museum
101 S. Clinton
Oldest commercial brick building in Logan County. Preserving the historical heritage of the Middletown Area Public museum and library.
217-445-2708


Historic Sites

Stagecoach Inn
206 S. Madison St.
Was located on the stage coach Route 541 between Springfield and Peoria. It is now located 2 blocks from its original site and being restored to its original condition.
217-732-8687


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MONTICELLO


Places of Interest

Allerton Park and Retreat Center
515 Old Timber Rd.
Part National Natural Landmark, Allerton Park and Retreat Center was the private estate of Robert Henry Allerton who donated it to the University of Illinois in 1946. It has 1,500 acres of formal gardens, outdoor sculptures, trails, nature areas and the manor house, now used as a retreat and conference center. A great place to visit nature and to have weddings and special events.
217-333-3287
www.allerton.illinois.edu


Museums

Monticello Railway Museum
993 Iron Horse Place
Offers vintage train rides on Sat and Sun. May through Oct. View various pieces of steam and electric railroad equipment
217-762-9011
877-762-9011
www.mrym.org


Historic Sites

Monticello Historic Districts
Featuring a variety of architectural styles. North Street, called Millionaires Row and South Charter Street, are both near the downtown area. Brochures are available at Wabash Depot.
800-952-3396

Monticello Wabash Depot
Downtown Monticello
Built in 1899, and now restored, the depot is the departure point for a weekend afternoon train ride to the railway museum. It also serves as a visitor center for Monticello and Piatt county.
217-762-7921 or 800-952-3396
www.monticelloillinois.net


Farmers Markets

Monticello Main Street Farmers’ Market
State and Livingston Streets.
Organic vendor, unusual & unique pepper vendor,
Southern Illinois peaches, organic meat.
217-762-3661


Hotels/Motels

Allerton Park Retreat
217-333-3287

Best Western - Gateway Inn
217-762-9436

Foster Inn
217-762-9835


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MOUNT OLIVE


Historic Sites

Mother Jones Monument
Mt. Olive
Mother jones monument in the Union Miners cementry, honors the crusader for coal miners rights. Placed on the national register of the historic places.
217-999-4261


Agricultural Attractions

Mennel Milling of Illinois
415 E. Main St.
Animal feed ingredients; wheat middlings and wheat by-products. Cake flour, Hostess cake flour, biscuit flour. Please call for hours.
217-999-2161 or 800-688-8151


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MOUNT PULASKI

Museums

Mount Pulaski Township Historical Society Museum
104 E Cook St.
Historical Museum with displays pertaining to Mt. Pulaski Township.
217-792-3719


Historic Sites

Mount Pulaski Courthouse
113 S. Washington St.
Built in 1848, the Courthouse served as the Logan County seat of government until 1855. Attorney Abraham Lincoln regularly argued cases in the 2nd floor courtroom.
217-792-3919


Abraham Lincoln Sites

Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site
City Square, 113 Washington Street
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is served as the county courthouse from 1847 to 1853. One of two remaining courthouses on the Eighth Judicial Circuit traveled by Abraham Lincoln.
217-732-8930


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MOUNT ZION

Pumpkin Patches

Green Shadows Farm
908 St. Hwy 121 E.
South of Mt. Zion on Rt. 121, first farm on left. Pumpkin patch tours, maze, fall decorations.
217-864-3223


State Parks

Spitler Woods State Natural Area
705 Spitler Park Dr.
Two-thirds of the area is a dedicated nature preserve containing one of the few remaining stands of old-growth timber in Illinois. Two trails wind through the nature preserve, allowing the hiker to enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the forest.


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MOWEAQUA

Museums

Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum
129 S. Main St.
Houses a number of coal mining artifacts - Pictures, newspaper clippings, coal mining, tools and other mine related materials on display.
217-768-3019


Garden/Nature Areas

Moweaqua Living Memorial Tree Park
129 S. Main
A Beautiful park with native Illinois trees, grasses, and wildflowers. Each year a tree is planted in a person’s honor with a plaque and scientific name.
217-768-3019
Golf Courses

Moweaqua Golf Course
RR 1
18 holes over 6,350 yards with a par of 72.


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