Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, Quincy, IL
Visit this 1800's Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, located in Quincy, IL in Quinsippi Island Park on the banks of the Mississippi River. It is accessed via All America Park, off of Bonansinga Drive. The Village has seven original 1800's historic structures - four log cabins, a log corn crib, a stone smoke house and a log church. Structures can be viewed from the outside, anytime from sunup to sundown. Special tours to view the inside of the structures village can be arranged by calling 1-800-978-4748 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Log Church is available for weddings, renewing marriage vows, meetings, etc. and the area is available for encampments/events.
Nearby are two shelter houses for family gatherings and picnics, plus a children's playground and restrooms. To reserve a Shelter House call Quincy Park District at 217-223-7703. To use the village for a wedding, encampment or event email: email@example.com
The Friends of the Log Cabins Association (FLC), is a non profit 501c3 organization formed to "restore, preserve and utilize" the Log structures in the village. The FLC hosts events and conducts tours of the site, to educate school children and raise public awareness about the village. They host an annual Frontier Settlement Day the second Saturday in September.
The FLC needs to raise funds to restore the structures. Tax deductible donations can be sent to Friends of the Log Cabins, P.O. Box 3122, Quincy, IL 62305 click on "Donations Form" and do a File/Print. There is a Commemorative Brick Plaza next to the village, if you wish to be recognized for your donation or to recognize someone else.
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Frontier Settlement Day, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 11 AM to 4 PM
Special Tours can be arranged.
Restore, Preserve, and Utilize the Lincon era Log Cabin Village for future generations.