3604 McMasters Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: (573) 221-0422
Fax: (573) 221-0696
Built by George Behrensmeyer in the year 1900, George Behrensmeyer, Villa Kathrine is a Moroccan style building which has been restored to its former glory after having fallen to ruin. The interior of the villa has a harem room, a mosaic floored pool and many other interesting features.
The highly-recognized John Wood Mansion was constructed between 1835 and 1838, by the 12th Governor of Illinois, John Woods. Following the eminent Greek Revival style of architecture, the structure is a splendid building and carries immense historic significance. The house is accessible for civic viewing and public tours from the months of April to October, each year. While December marks for specific candle light tours for the visitors, educational tours are availed for the third and fourth grade students in the nearby schools. Exquisite decor coupled with fine chimneys and splendid Doric columns, the site promises a delightful view.
Quincy Public Library, located on Jersey Street has books on a wide range of topics which range from books of international to local significance. They also have a secondhand bookstore within their premises.
Quincy Museum is located in a castle-like Victorian house on Maine Street. The museum made National Geographic's list of top ten significant historic buildings in the country. The museum has a range of exhibits on various subjects including local history, natural history, prehistory and more.
The Ernest M. Wood Office and Studio is a beautiful example of the Prairie style. Made up of wood and the the detailed elements that reflect the Prairie style in terms of the geometrical designs, the house that is built on less than one acre of land is absolutely delightful and worth a visit. This home was also registered as one of the National Historic Places.
In 1861, a small plot within Woodland Cemetery began to be used for burials, which has since evolved into a cemetery in its own right - Quincy National Cemetery. This small cemetery is known for its artillery monuments, two of which flank the walkway, while the other two can be found at the back of the cemetery. Quincy National Cemetery can be visited any time other than Federal holidays.
The Clat Adams Bicentennial Park is a beautiful local park that offers spectacular views of the Mississippi river. The park features a huge gazebo with picnic tables. Enjoy a relaxed day at the park with your family.
The Robert W. Gardner House is an ancient structure which was established in 1875. The building is made with the Second Empire style of architecture and was used by Gardner as his residence. The beautiful red exteriors and calm interiors give the structure a feel of the bygone era.
Scottie's Fun Spot is truly a fun place that offers a wide array of activities for everyone. From go karts to bumper cars, ice skating, hockey, arcade, mini bowling and laser tag, Scottie's is a great place to hang out with a group of friends or with your kids.
Berrian Park, with its barbecue grill, picnic tables, drinking water fountain, picnic shelters and other facilities, is perfect for a picnic with the family. The park also has sports amenities like tennis courts, a horseshoe pit, a baseball fields and more. It also has a playground for kids.
Located on the shore of Quincy Bay, All America Park is full of scenic beauty and beautiful vistas. The park is also has within is premises an antique museum, a log cabin village and a ski club.
The All Wars Museum is located in a late 19th Century home for war veterans which is the oldest of its kind in the entire state. The museum has artifacts from all over the country related to military activities, wars and battles.