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Cedarhurst Center for the Arts & Mitchell Museum
Exhibitions, a children's gallery, a permanent collection and special events. Grounds include 85 acres sculpture park, nature trails and bird sanctuary. Hosts annual Cedarhurst Craft Fair.
Constructed in 1857 as the southern division of the Illinois State Supreme Court, Abraham Lincoln successfully argued a famous tax case in 1859. In 1888, Clara Barton used the building as a hospital. Tours are available. Please call in advance.
AMC Showplace 8
Movie Theatre with 8 theatres featuring special ticket pricing and traditional movie theatre concessions.
Jefferson County Historical Village
Experience the past as you walk through a pioneer village of authentic log cabins featuring a calaboose (circa 1820), the Mount Olive Church (circa 1873), a one room school house and more.
In 1779 George Rogers Clark led his army from Kaskaskia through this area to Vincennes, Indiana, where they captured Ft. Sackville from the British. At the time, this building was named for being near the midpoint of the Vincennes-St. Louis Trail.
Brehm Memorial Library
An extensive collection of genealogical materials offers visitors an opportunity to research local Mt. Vernon history.
The Country Barn Shoppe
Featuring juried craft and antiques in a fully restored curved roof barn.
Joyce's Country Quilts
Beautiful hand-stitched quilt,; plus a large supply of quilt and dress fabrics and notions in a quaint country store.
Clay County Museum
Housed in the old county jail, this museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This two-screen theater shows new releases every weekend.
Fridays Food and Art
This weekly market is all about showcasing locally grown and produced products to help build an entrepreneurial community. Friday’s will run from May - September each Friday from 3 – 8 p.m. at the Broadway Market. Enjoy local beers & wines, prepared foods, locally raised beef & pork, produce, plants, baked goods, live artist demonstrations, handmade goods, community activities each week, and a kids area.