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John Wood Mansion, Log Cabin & Parsonage

425 South 12th Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Historic Sites

Go back in time and experience a treasured piece of Quincy history.

The John Wood Mansion is the restored home of Quincy's founder and the 12th governor of Illinois. The 1835 Pioneer Log Cabin is preserved authentically, and the Parsonage displays items depicting the history of Adams County.

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Summer Flavor Tours

The Pour Haus •  Jun 01 – Aug 31

Flavor Tours incorporate, history, art and of course food! The weekend walking tours are held every Saturday in the summer, rain or shine. …

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Quincy Grand Prix of Karting

South Park •  Jun 08 – Jun 09

Join us for an action-packed weekend of fun for the whole family! Two days filled with thrilling kart and motorcycle races to family-friendly fun!

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Quincy Juneteenth

Washington Park •  Jun 14 – Jun 16

Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African-American holiday. On June 17, 2021, it officially became a federal…

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