Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1731 South SR-127
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: (618) 664-3030
Fax: (618) 664-1591
Founded in 1892, Greenville College is a reputed educational institute located in the city of Greenville. Every year almost 1600 students pass out from this liberal arts school; specialization in various subjects like Management, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, History and Physics is offered here. At Greenville College, the focus is on overall development of the students and go beyond the curriculum, and this is evident from the various on-campus bands like Augustana, Jars of Clay and Paper Route that were formed here. Also, Greenville College prides itself in being the foremost college of United States to install wireless internet throughout its campus. For more details and admission schedule, check website or call ahead.
There are six parks in Vandalia totaling sixty acres. These beautiful parks feature picnic tables, pavilions, grills, swings, slides, a swimming pool, two baseball diamonds, five softball diamonds, two sand volleyball courts, two soccer fields, three tennis courts and the Evans Youth Center. The Lincoln Walking Trail is an approximately one mile walking path that goes through several of Vandalia's major parks.
Relax in this park, in downtown Vandalia, that includes a water fountain, gazebo and a life-sized statue of Abraham Lincoln. The bronze statue, sculpted by John McClarey of Decatur, Illinois, is entitled "Sitting with Lincoln."
The Little Brick House is a restored 1860s middle class home in Vandalia in Illinois which is a part of the Fayette County. The house arranges for family recreation in the form of various trails, walks, biking tracks, hunting and fishing. The picturesque orchards, park, lakes and sport complex are an added impetus to the house. There are varied hotels and inns to help accommodate visitors, as well as shopping destinations as well.
Established in 1836, the Vandalia State House was one of the four capitol buildings of Illinois. Drawing inspiration from Federal style of architecture. Stretching to almost an acre (0.4 hectare) of landscaped area, the Vandalia State House is located in Fayette County. The historic building was deemed a part of the US National Register of Historic Places.
This Federal-style building, the oldest Illinois State Capitol building, served as the Illinois State Capitol from 1836-1839. It features high ceilings, tall windows, a broad, curving staircase leading to the Senate and House of Representatives chambers, and vintage furnishings. It was here that Abraham Lincoln began his historical political career. Exhibits include copies of documents from Illinois' early history, and Lincoln's tenure as a state representative in Vandalia. The Old State Capitol is open to visitors free of charge, Tuesday to Sunday, throughout the year. Visitors may take guided tours, or may walk through the building at their own leisure.