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Shedd Aquarium

Jefferson County Historical Village

1411 N. 27th St., Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Historic Sites

A walk through History.

Authentic log structures. Historic memorabilia from the area are carefully preserved and displayed at the village. Open from the first weekend in May through the last weekend in October

What's happening nearby...

Mt. Vernon Brewers Festival

Downtown Mt. Vernon 9th St. •  Jun 01 @ 12noon

This is a 21 and over event, 9th & Casey Avenue, Mt. Vernon, IL

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Market Days Flea Market and Vendor Fair

Veterans Memorial Park •  Jun 08 @ 8AM

Find something unique and affordable! Enjoy a different theme each month!

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3rd Annual Juneteenth Parade

Downtown Mt. Vernon, IL •  Jun 15 @ 12noon

Changing The Narrative of Black Fatherhood

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