Leakey Creek Bridge
Legend has it this is the site of the ‘headless horseman”, a haunting from the late 1820s when Joel Leaky was decapitated by an evil son-in-law.
Bring the whole family for Fall Country Fun at the farm. Groups can reserve weekdays and evenings and the public is welcome on weekends. Animals, a corn maze, wonderful food, hayrides, play areas, bonfires and lots more make this a great place to visit. Open September and October.
The mural is located in the Post Office lobby, and was painted by American Artist Dorothea Mierisch. It commemorates the first official airmail flight that took place in McLeansboro September 26, 1912.
The Park provides a boat ramp onto Lake McLeansboro, restroom facilities, and the Izaak Walton Log Cabin. The cabin, built by the local chapter of the Izaak Walton League in 1936, is currently undergoing restoration but will be available for social functions rental in Spring 2018.
The museum houses photos and other artifacts detailing the history of the area. Open Monday through Friday 1 – 4 p.m. Second Floor of the McCoy Memorial Library.
Heard’s Pond was originally built to supply water for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad steam engines, and to provide ice in winter for cutting and shipping. Today, a paved pathway leads to a series of fishing sites as well as a pavilion and fire pits.