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Pope County Deer Festival and Parade

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Main St., Golconda, IL 62938

Pope County Deer festival parade in Golconda, IL. along the Ohio River.

The Pope County Deer Festival is a local tradition, held during the 1st shotgun deer season in Golconda, the 'Deer Capital' of Illinois. 

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