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Edwards County

ALBION • West Salem • Bone Gap

Though it is the second smallest county in Illinois, Edwards County is bursting with history.

Edwards County Courthouse Square

The Edwards County Courthouse Square is a timeless beauty, complete with a picturesque courthouse, historic jailhouse, pagoda (originally built to protect the downtown well), Veterans Memorial Arch and the "Angel of Hope" sculpture.

Pork Day USA

Bring your lawnchair to sit back and enjoy terrific pork chops and entertainment at the annual Pork Day USA in Albion each July. The festivities begin with a colorful parade in the morning and continue until late at night.

Moravian Church

The unique Moravian Church and Cemetery in West Salem is an interesting place to visit. It's the only Moravian Church in Illinois.


Chowders are special gatherings in this part of the country. Try a bowl of yummy chowder from the kettles!  Click here for Chowder Schedule >>.

Bone Gap

Bone Gap hosts a Chowder the second Saturday in August and a Haunted House the last two weekends in October.

Edwards County Fair

The Edwards County Fair is in the old-time tradition of county fairs and features harness racing, a demo derby, motocross, midway, carnival, bingo, exhibits and lots of down home cooking. Don't miss it!

Albion Library

The Albion library, the oldest in the state, was established in 1819 and has resided at its current location, the intersection of Rts 15 & 130, since 1922.

You'll find plenty of friendly, helpful people are here, and they're anxious to see you. Come soon!

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