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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The rivers of America are time lines that trace the rich layers of our history. From the Ancient Americans to the first pioneers, from fur trappers to modern barge pilots, America’ s rivers have played an important role in our history and economics. Think about these layers of history as layers of a cake. Think like an archeologist; dig down through each layer of your local history. Who lived here before you? 

Download the River Stories pdf

Submitted by Brian "Fox" Ellis