In 1898, David Fife began the construction of the second story opera house in downtown Palestine. On the street level, Fife operated a hardware store and undertaking business. The modern theater offered electric lights, beautiful murals, and plush seating for the public’s enjoyment. The theater’s opulence is still evident today. Restoration has included the hand-painted murals and rolled curtain, as well as the renovation of the entire second story. Contact the Palestine Preservation Society for more information, tours, and to rent the facility by calling 618-586-9418.
18 hole course, driving range, practice green, pro shop, cart rental, lessons, open to the public by reservation. Memberships available.
Public swimming pool, large water slides, horseshoe pits, basketball, tennis, pickleball, and volleyball courts, miniature golf, batting cages, band shell, playgrounds and soccer, baseball, and softball fields. Several pavilions and picnic tables available.
One of a kind Splash Pad which features a 23-foot tall pirate ship, Billy the blue whale, water cannons and sprayers anchor one area with two slides, a 265,000 heated pool. A Tiki Hut serves refreshments at the splash pad while a full-service concession stand takes care of the rest of the facility. Pelican Cove is open daily all summer 12:30 pm to 6:45 pm. Admission $3 per person
Crawford County Historical Society maintains this facility which features local ephemera, historical exhibits, James Jones exhibit, archeological displays, memorabilia, vintage clothing, militaria and more pertaining to early life in Crawford County. Open from 2-4 pm Sundays or by appointment by calling 618-544-3087
This museum is located on the West Side of the Square in Robinson. Enjoy ice cream and sodas from an old-fashioned soda fountain while listening to your favorite oldies on a vintage jukebox. Also available are bulk bags of Heath bars and other Hershey candies. There is a large collection of Heath pictures and other memorabilia displayed for viewing. The museum is open Monday thru Saturday. Visit website for details at http://www.heathmuseum.org
This reconstructed 1812 settler village, was erected through the industrious efforts of the Hutsonville Historic Society. Begun in 1967, it honors the areas first sttler…the Hutson family. The village consists of a church, barn, home, museum, inn and weaver’s cabin. The site is located on Outer South Rose Stree in Hutsonville. It is open every Sunday, June through October from 2 pm to 4 pm and is available for weddings, meetings, and tours. For more information, contact 618-563-4531 and leave a message.
Located just off of the Hutsonville Bridge on downtown Main Street, just a short stroll from the Wabash River, Wabash Coffee House is the epitome of small town atmosphere! We offer daily lunch specials Monday through Friday. We carry a long list of available coffees for you to sit and enjoy while soaking in the history of Hutsonville found within our walls. Create your own panini sandwich to enjoy with a cup of our homemade soup, or devour our crowd-pleasing pecan pie muffin, warmed up and served with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with caramel sauce! We’re a great setting for small group gatherings or meetings. Be sure to stop by, have a bite to eat, and peruse the antiques, with new items always added daily! You never know what you might find! If you’ve been in to see us, please feel free to leave us a message and be sure to share our page with your friends!
Located in Robinson, IL in the Eagle Theater building. We specialize in slow smoked meats. We don’t hide our meats in sauce, all our meats are served dry unless you ask us to “make it wet” with one of our delicious, unique sauces- visit us soon!!!
One mile south of Hutsonville Road, west 1 mile, 1,129 acres, restrooms, 8 stocked ponds, hiking & horseback tracks, seasonal hunting, ranger on duty, closes at dusk, no camping.
11234 N 600th St, north of RT 33 at Stoy Road, 4 miles west of Robinson. 18 hole course, driving range, practice green, pro shop, cart rentals, lessons, open to the public by reservations. Membership available.
Lasata is a Native American word for place of peace, and the winerys atmosphere lives up to the name. A variety of wines from blush and sweet to white or dry are created here and offered for tasting. Assorted cheeses and other goodies are available, so bring your significant other and friends.
Our comfortable 12-bed retreat center offers the opportunity to create, relax, enjoy meals, and learn and laugh with friends. We’ve sought to provide your own personal space to sew, quilt or scrapbook so that you can relax and enjoy your passion.
The retreat center has four bedrooms – two with two twin beds and two have four twin beds. To ensure your comfort, we make each bed with clean fresh sheets, two pillows and either a soft cuddly blanket or a synthetic down comforter. Fresh towels – bath, hand and washcloth – are also provided for use in any of the four showers.
Our retreat center boasts two separate sewing areas. The west Studio accommodates six people with six individual six-foot tables, a custom 4’x8’ cutting table and two big boards with Rowenta irons. The east side Gathering Room can seat twelve for sewing/scrapbooking and also has two ironing and two cutting stations. All cutting and pressing stations have been elevated to countertop height to make it less stressful on your back and the pneumatic adjustable swivel chairs make sewing a pleasure. There are large design walls and plenty of electrical outlets. Free wireless internet is available in all locations.
Reservations may be made by calling us at 618.592.4134 with your valid MasterCard or Visa information
This museum is located at the west edge of Oblong and is one of only 7 such facilities in the nation. Featured are displays, tools, books, and a full library of petrology related literature, working models and photos unique to oil production in the area. A grouping of oilfield equipment which dates from early 1900, during the boom days of oil discovery in Crawford County, is displayed outside the museum. For more information, call 618-562-4663 or 618-592-3431 or visit http://www.theonlyoblong.com/oil_field.
Locally owned and operated by the Boldrey family. All grapes are locally grown except for one for Chardonnay. In addition to wine tasting, there is entertainment and a snack food area. They are open Wed thru Sunday. Check us out on Facebook
Guided tours for white tail deer, quail, pheasant and chucker (in season) are available or hunt or fish on your own. Cabins sleep 4 – 6 people and the banquet hall can accommodate up to 160. The facility is open year round; reservations are required.
Delts is a philanthropic and charitable organization so this was a way to help the youth of Lawrence County. Dances are held monthly for the junior high students. The Teen Center provides supervised activities for our county youth. The building is also available to rent for parties for youth, church groups, garage sales, meetings, etc. Lawrenceville offers little for the youth of our area. The Teen Center has games, dance lights, and is just a place to meet with friends.