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 Village and/or the Log Church can be reserved for weddings, renewing marriage vows, meetings, etc. to schedule, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Nearby is a Shelter House for family gatherings and picnics, plus a childrens playground and restrooms. To reserve the Shelter House, call Quincy Park District at 217-223-7703. To set up a group tour to view the insides of Village structures: email: email@example.com or www.seequincy.com or call 1-800-978-4748.
The Friends of the Log Cabins (FLC), is a non profit 501c3 association, formed to "restore, preserve and utilize" these historic structures for current and future generations to enjoy. The FLC hosts fundraiser, special events, open houses and tours of the village to raise public awareness about village and educate school children. A "free" annual Frontier Settlement Day is held the 2nd Sat. in Sept.
To help financially, click on either the PayPal logo or click on the "Brick Donations Form" and print and mail it.
To join the Friends or Volunteer to help emai: firstname.lastname@example.org. Members receive a quarterly update newsletter.
Frontier Settlement Day 2nd Sat. in Sept.
11 PM to 4 PM
can be arranged.