See rotating exhibits including the Lone Ranger display, the History of Oil, railroads, local history and families and their way of life. The museum has 5,000 sq. ft. of public space for exhibits, meetings and research genealogy library. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 2-5pm.
Interpretive Visitors Center, trails, campsites, picnic shelters, playground, fishing lake
Three to four shows are scheduled during the academic year. Local artists are the main focus in photography, painting, sculpture,textiles and quilts, as well as other visual arts.
Built in 1906 for the Big Four Railroad, the bridge is now a one lane toll bridge ($1). Turn on your headlights to alert oncoming traffic that you’re headed across. Don’t worry if the wooden planks clatter a little, because the view of the Wabash River through the steel framework is totally worth the drive.
This congregation migrated here from North Carolina and the church building was dedicated in 1846. According to custom, the cemetery is laid out in four sections: married men, married women, boys and girls.
Welcome to L.E.A.P. (Lawrence Entertainment and Party) Junction, located just south of Lawrenceville, Illinois. Whether you’re hosting a family reunion, team building event, holiday gathering or birthday party, we’re here to serve as your perfect venue for all types of parties and events!
At L.E.A.P. Junction, we provide a family-friendly environment for every function. Our staff is on duty during all events to ensure that your function is a success with less stress.
You have the family, we have the family room! From everyone here at L.E.A.P. Junction, we look forward to celebrating with you, your family and friends soon!
The winery harmonizes with nature to cultivate premium wine grapes. Walk through the oak forests, picnic in the vineyards or wade in the creek, and stop in at the tasting room. The vineyard features fruit and grape wines from 20 varieties of grapes as well as raspberries, blackberries and gooseberries.
In 2004, the Historical Society began the restoration of the former County Jail to house the society’s library and genealogical collection. Nearby, the Gov. Emmerson Home contains most of their museum collection.