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Mound City National Cemetery


141 State Highway 37
Mound City, IL 62963

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On the National Register of Historic Places, this cemetery has soldiers from every war except Revolutionary War; 2,759 markers are unknown. During the eclipse weekend the Interpretative Center Museum Lodge will be open to the public from noon - 4pm...

Heard's Pond Park


300-398 West Broadway Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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Heard's Pond was originally built to supply water for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad steam engines, and to provide ice in winter for cutting and shipping. Today, a paved pathway leads to a series of fishing sites as well as a pavilion and...

Mounds African-American Museum


216 N. Front St.
Mounds, Il 62964

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Located in Mounds’ Douglas High School that closed in 1964, one of the last officially segregated high schools in the state. The museum features the African-American History of Mounds and Pulaski Co. including artwork, music, antiques, tools, etc.

Carterville Heritage Museum


139 South Division Street
Carterville, IL 62918

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Opened in June 2011, the Carterville Heritage Museum is a beautifully renovated building showcasing architectural detail of former 1924 high school, hundreds of photo and memorabilia. It also serves as a gift shop, offering nostalgic, custom...

Carterville Veterans Memorial


South Division Street
Carterville, IL 62918

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Located Downtown next to the Carterville Heritage Museum. Dedicated on 11-11-11, Veterans Day, the memorial features plaques citing the names of WWI and WWII veterans on one side and other wars featured on the opposite side.

Alfred Brown Museum


132 W. Broadway St.
Sparta, IL 62286

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A large collection of postcards from the 1904 World's Fair, a drum from the Civil War, old uniforms, school and Native American artifacts anchor the collection. By appointment.

Drapers Bluff and Vertical Heartland Climbing School


5050 Lick Creek Rd
Buncombe, IL 62912

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Beautifully scenic and virtually undisturbed, the spectacular view from the bluff-top will not soon be forgotten. All skill levels of rock climbing classes available.

Leakey Creek Bridge


100-140 East Randolph Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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Legend has it this is the site of the 'headless horseman, a haunting from the late 1820s when Joel Leaky was decapitated by an evil son-in-law.

Canoe, Kayak, Pontoon Boat rentals


788 Hidden Bay Lane
Makanda, IL 62958

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Canoe, kayak, paddle board, pontoon boat rentals available for 1/2 day and full day on beautiful Little Grassy Lake. RV and tent sites available for camping. Swim beach, marina, and bait store.

Fallen Soldier Veterans Memorial Wall


East Broadway Boulevard and Main Avenue
Johnston City, IL 62951

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