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Herrin Bowl


625 North Pershing Street
Energy, IL 62933

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Broken Wheel Ranch


1825 Bald Knob Rd.
Alto Pass, IL 62905

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Located on the way to Bald Knob Cross, surrounded by Bald Knob Wilderness Area and the Shawnee National Forest. Guided trail rides and stables available for horses.

Leakey Creek Bridge


100-140 East Randolph Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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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.

Fallen Soldier Veterans Memorial Wall


East Broadway Boulevard and Main Avenue
Johnston City, IL 62951

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Roscoe Misselhorn Gallery


611 W. Second St.
Sparta, IL 62286

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Two thousand original drawings, paintings and woodcuts by Roscoe Misselhorn, the Norman Rockwell of the Midwest, are displayed in the old GM&O depot. Much of the work is in black and white and depicts historic sites throughout the area.

Alfred Brown Museum


132 W. Broadway St.
Sparta, IL 62286

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A large collection of postcards from the 1904 World's Fair, a drum from the Civil War, old uniforms, school and Native American artifacts anchor the collection. By appointment.

Sparta Community Chorus & Players


1325 N. Market St.
Sparta, IL 62286

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This area group has an annual schedule of performances at the Sparta Community Playhouse.

Custom House Museum


1400 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914

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Display on Lewis & Clark, Civil War and local history.

Mounds African-American Museum


216 N. Front St.
Mounds, Il 62964

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Located in Mounds’ Douglas High School that closed in 1964, one of the last officially segregated high schools in the state. The museum features the African-American History of Mounds and Pulaski Co. including artwork, music, antiques, tools, etc.

Popeye Character Trail


IL Rt. 3
Chester, IL 62233

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Popeye stands tall in the Elzie C. Segar Memorial Park by the Visitors Center in Chester. Search through town for his friends on murals and statues: Wimpy, Olive Oyl, Swee'Pea, Jeep, Bluto and more. Character statues are unveiled each year at the...