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Villa Kathrine

532 Gardner Expressway, Quincy, IL 62301

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Built in 1900, the Villa is a restored Mediterranean castle on the Mississippi, open for self-guided tours daily and guided by appointment. It also serves as Quincy's Tourist Information Center and is stop #26 on the Great River Road.

Villa Kathrine is a unique example of Mediterranean architecture in the Midwest. Located on the bluffs of the Mississippi, Villa Kathrine houses Quincy's tourist information center.

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