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Metropolis Murals

Ferry and Market Streets, Metropolis, IL 62960

Public Art

A series of six murals are painted on buildings along Ferry Street and Market Street in downtown Metropolis.

Each mural reveals a different story and makes our heritage come alive through artistic renderings of local historical events. Interpretive plaques describe the historical significance of each.

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Super City Brew Fest

Sep 07 @ 5PM

Over 100 types of beer and a fun filled evening in Metropolis.

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Fort Massac Encampment

Fort Massac State Park •  Oct 19 – Oct 20 @ 9AM

See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual Fort Massac Encampment.

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Christmas Barn Sale Trail

Nov 07 – Nov 09 @ 10AM

Grab your family, friends & junkin' buddies and join us on a fun filled Road-Trip traveling through Massac county in Southern Illinois, driving from barn to…

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