Menard County

Historical Society

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The Menard County Historical Society is a valuable repository for information about Petersburg and Menard County.  The area is rich in history and includes many tourist sites, including Lincoln's New Salem, Theatre in the Park, Oakland Cemetery where the remains of Ann Rutledge are buried, along with many other sites.  We hope that you will stop by, see what's "in store" and check out the many exciting places to visit in Menard County.  Listed below are just some of the most popular sites:

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum - Springfield, IL

Country Hills Country Club - Greenview, IL

Dixon Mounds Museum - Havana, IL

Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Park - Cass County, IL

Hill Prairie Winery - Oakford, IL

Historic Marbold Farmstead - Greenview, IL

Indian Creek Farmstead - Petersburg, IL

Menard County Fair - Petersburg, IL

Lincoln's New Salem - Petersburg, IL

Shambolee Golf Course - Petersburg, IL

Stier Trolley Express - Petersburg, IL

Theatre in the Park - Petersburg/Lincoln's New Salem

West of Wise Winery - Petersburg,

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