Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, Quincy, IL
This 1800s Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, located in Quincy, IL on Quinsippi Island Park, is accessed via All America Park, on the Riverfront, off Bonansinga Drive, on banks of Mississippi River. The Village is in a public park, open dawn to dusk, so you can view 6 of 7 original 1800s historic structures - 3 log cabins, a log corn crib, a stone smoke house and a log church.
The Log Church can be reserved for weddings, renewing marriage vows, meetings, etc. Nearby is picnic shelter house for family gatherings and picnics, plus a childrens playground and restrooms. To reserve a Shelter House for a picnic or family gathering, call Quincy Park District at 217-223-7703. To set up a tour to view inside of village structures at your picnic or family gathering, call 1-800-978-4748 or emailing www.seequincy.com or email@example.com.
Friends of the Log Cabins Association (FLC), a non profit 501c3, formed to "restore, preserve and utilize" these structures". The FLC hosts fundraiser, special events and conducts tours of the site, to educate school children and raise public awareness about village. A "free"annual Frontier Settlement Day is held the 2nd Sat. in Sept. To help, either click on the PayPal logo and donate or if you want to "Buy a Brick" click the "Brick Donations Form" and do a File/Print. To join email firstname.lastname@example.org for a flyer to fill out for a membership. Members receive a quarterly newsletter on what is happening.
Frontier Settlement Day 2nd Sat. in Sept.
11 PM to 4 PM
can be arranged.