1411 N 27th St.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-246-0033
Email:
jchsvip14@gmail.com

Open weekends from the first full weekend in May through the last full weekend in October.

 

Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Docents are available for group tours most other days by appointment. 

 

Admission is free although donations are appreciated.


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

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Work on the long awaited new storage building  started early Monday morning, July 24, 2017.  The process was completed with delivery of the keys to the big red barn today, August 8, 2017.

Located on the Heritage Acres behind the village, the new building provides over 4,100 square feet of storage space for existing and future historically significant artifacts. Pictures below show the building progress from day one through ready for use.

Barn start

Monday morning, poles in, above.

Barn 2

Monday afternoon.

Barn 2a

Tuesday lunchtime - trusses all up.

Barn 26

Wednesday afternoon - becoming colorful!

Barn 28

Friday lunchtime - roof on and walk-in doors in place.

Barn final

Following Friday lunchtime - Ready for the concrete floor.

 Barn final 2

Gravel and concrete floor in place.

Barn interior

Artifacts ready!

 

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