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Heritage House Museum

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The complex includes three properties; Dr. Poos Home & Medical Museum (202 N. Front St); the Frank Schlosser Home (114 W. Walnut), a turn- of-the-century house, barn, harness shop and commercial laundry; and the Joseph Schlosser Home.

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144 N. East Court St. Nashville IL 62263 Washington 0 mi
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185 E. St. Louis St. Nashville IL 62263 Washington 0 mi
R.R. 1 Ellis Grove IL 62241 Randolph 32 mi

A scenic overlook offers views of the Mississippi and Kaskaskia Rivers, and of Old Kaskaskia.

1305 W. Broadway St. Sparta IL 62286 Randolph 32 mi
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Kaskaskia Island IL 62233 Randolph 32 mi

The bell was rung as the island was captured from the British during the Revolutionary War by Col. George Rogers Clark and his “Long Knives.”

4372 Park Rd. Ellis Grove IL 62241 Randolph 32 mi

This cemetery was created when graves were moved from Kaskaskia Island to Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site in the 1890s after a flood. According to one account 3,000 boxes were moved, some containing entire families.

Rt. 3 South Chester IL 62233 Randolph 32 mi

Shelters, picnic areas, swimming pool, playgrounds and tennis courts are laid out within the forested park.

1162 School St. Percy IL 62272 Randolph 32 mi
Evergreen Cemetery Chester IL 62233 Randolph 32 mi

Notably, this is the burial site of the first Governor of Illinois and of U.S. Senator Elias Kent Kane, Illinois’ first Secretary of State and architect of the state constitution.

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4370 Rock Castle Rd. Steeleville IL 62288 Randolph 32 mi

Find berries, green beans, okra, potatoes and other veggies, seasonal flowers and bedding plants.

R.R. 1 Box 58 Ellis Grove IL 62241 Randolph 32 mi

This 1800’s house was the home of Illinois’ first Lt. Governor when Kaskaskia was the first State Capital.

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IL Rte 150E, E. of Chester Chester IL 62233 Randolph 32 mi
618-826-5000, ext 221618-826-5000, ext 221

Built in 1854 as part of a planked toll road between Bremen and Chester, the covered bridge has been restored.

201 Water St. Evansville IL 62242 Randolph 32 mi

Boat launch, slips and a marina store are all that’s needed for a great day on the Kaskaskia River.

211 S. Main St. Red Bud IL 62278 Randolph 32 mi
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Buena Vista St. Chester IL 62233 Randolph 32 mi

This beautifully restored mid-1800’s home has cobalt blue windows that were described in a book by author Mark Twain. Tours by appointment and open for special events.

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5483 State Rt. 154 Red Bud IL 62278 Randolph 32 mi

Shop for pumpkins, gourds, mums, crafts and antiques from September thru December. Mini corn maze and pumpkin picking for the kids.

9564 Schuline Rd. Sparta IL 62286 Randolph 32 mi
107 W. Broadway St. Steeleville IL 62288 Randolph 32 mi

Veteran’s memorial, benches, seasonal plants

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1350 State Rt. 155 Prairie du Rocher IL 62277 Randolph County 32 mi

The 1750’s French Colonial fort is built atop the original stone foundation. Inside the fort is the restored powder magazine believed to be the oldest building in Illinois. The Winter and Summer Rendezvous draw thousands of visitors each year.

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