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Fort Lamotte is a construction of a civilian style early 19th century American fort, featuring a two story block house and small log cabin. Construction began in spring of 2007 with all volunteer labor, donations of materials by various people and businesses. The block house is mainly constructed of popular logs as is the cabin. Local hickory was used for the cantilever logs, between 1st and 2nd stories with a puncheon 2nd story floor and persimmon trusses. The stockade walls are of locally grown hedge and black locust. This is the third fort to bear the name Lamotte.
Six log cabins recreate life as it had been in Illinois back in 1812. Visit the homestead belonging to the Hutson family before a fatal Indian attack killed Isaac Hutson's entire family.
Featuring original art by Regional artists, fine art photography, fine art prints, custom framing.
Features many items such as birdhouses, quilt racks & shelves, benches, stools, tables, chairs, Coca Cola items and much more.
The center at Olney Central College hosts many local and national performances throughout the year.
Coon Hollow features watercolor, pen & ink, acrylics, or Larry will personally recreate your special objects.
Featuring juried craft and antiques in a fully restored curved roof barn.
Evening services are held in this log cabin church every other Sunday, beginning with the first Sunday in June and running through the last Sunday in September.
This five-screen multi-plex theater screens all of the latest movie releases.
The Lincoln School Museum is a restored 1880’s one-room brick school located one mile north of Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois on a spur of the National Road. The Lincoln School is representative of the brick construction of one-room schools built during the 1880’s, representing the typical one-room school of the era, and the education available of that time. The Lincoln School Museum is open to the public on weekends from June through August and any time by appointment.
Visit our shop in downtown Casey and your creative spirit will soar. The newly renovated space provides a relaxed atmosphere for browsing. Our supplies include items for knit, crochet, spinning, and weaving. Many items are sold exclusively through independent retailers. We strive to help the beginner as well as motivated advanced knitter. Home to the World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook.
One of only seven of its kind in the nation, this museum at Oblong Park highlights an industry that revolutionized the country.
Features a wide variety of quilt fabrics & supplies, home decor items, gifts & clothing, and much more.
The remodeled ICCR depot features an etched granite memorial wall and various artifacts of military memorabilia.
Located one block off Main in Oblong, Henpeck features Painted Cabinets, birdhouses, curtains, candles and all weather baskets.
Weighing in at 1,144 lbs and measuring 5'8" by 4' 5/8", this horseshoe is sure to bring good luck to all that visit. The Martinsville Horseshoe gained its Guinness Book of World Record status in 2013. The horseshoe stands at the entrance to the Martinsville fairgrounds.
Have you heard the expression BIG things come in SMALL packages? The same holds true for a small Central Illinois town of 3,000 named Casey. To date, it is home to 8 Guinness World Records World’s Largest attractions; the wind chime, golf tee, knitting needles, crochet hook, pitchfork, mailbox, wooden shoes and rocking chair! Take Exit 129 off Interstate 70, and you will be able to easily find all of the local attractions within a 3-mile radius. Tourists also can enjoy several large objects along the way that make unique photo opportunities, such as a 36-foot pencil and ruler. There is even a bird cage that you are able to swing in. Casey offers several food and retail establishments that add to the uniqueness of the small town. Each year this small town grows a little bigger, with more attractions and shopping. Make sure to visit often, so you don’t miss out on the journey!