Mt. Vernon, Illinois

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Mt. Vernon, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Appellate Courthouse
    14th and Main Streets
    618-242-3120, Aa Greek revival style courhouse where Abe Lincoln argued cases for the Illinois Central Railroad. more info  map

  • C.E. Brehm Memorial Library
    101 South 7th Avenue, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
    618-242-6322, Built in 1899 this structure is still a public library, and houses and extensive collection of genealogical records. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Jefferson County Historical Village
    1411 North 27th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
    618-246-0033, The historic village consist of an 1820s log jail, an 1873 log Mount Olive Church, a blacksmith's shop, a general store featuring antique tools, a 1920s one-room school... more info  map

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