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Monticello, Illinois Tourism - Visit Us!

Monticello invites you to spent a day or a weekend. Enjoy Allerton Park and Retreat Center, ride the trains at Monticello Railway Museum or stroll the tree lined streets. Three areas are listed on the National Register of Historic Places including downtown Courthouse Square and two residential districts. Monticello is proud to be a Lincoln Storytrail Community with three signs that share our Lincoln history.
Steam Train Rides


National Register of Historic Districts

North State Street also known as Millionaires Row
and with ties to Dr. Caldwell's Syrup of Pepsin.
South Charter Street - both walking tour info available
at the downtown Wabash Depot.
Historic downtown, Courthouse Square, dates back to 1837, with numerous shops, restaurants, art galleries, and businesses. We invite you come visit and enjoy all we have to offer. Monticello was also part of Lincoln's 8th Judicial Circuit.

 It is a great time for a walk at Allerton Park and
 Retreat Center! 

The Park features formal gardens, hiking trails and museum quality sculpture.

Allerton Music Barn Concert series Labor Day weekend.





Monticello is proud to be a Looking for Lincoln Storytrail  community and also part of Lincoln's 8th Judicial Circuit.

Upcoming Monticello Events  

Farmers Market - downtown Monticello
Thursdays 3-6pm June 20-Sept.
August 2, 2013
Concert at Allerton
August 2, 2013
Movie at Burke Park
August 17, 2013
Movie on the Square
August 17-18, 2013
Steam Train Rides
August 29-Sept. 2, 2013
Allerton Music Barn


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