1310 W. Fayette Rd
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-3151
Fax: (217) 342-3555
Part of the Sullivan County, Merom is a tiny town located in the green Sullivan County of Indiana. Set along the shores of the Wabash River, picturesque landscapes and green areas await every visitor. The lake-facing Bluff Park is a great place to head to for a fun day out while the Merom Conference Center is the hub for business people organizing seminars and those who seek a super venue to host private events.
The Merom Conference Center was once the home of Union Christian College. After the college ceased to operate in 1924, the conference center started to operate here from 1935. It is now owned by the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of the United Church of Christ. This beautiful historic facility has a lot to offer. Apart from being available as a rental space, the church also hosts summer camps for children. A number of church events like youth group retreats, confirmation class retreats and outdoor education are conducted here.
The Old Cathedral Complex is home to the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier. This place is the burial site for four Bishops and the adjoining cemetery is a resting place for almost 4000 persons. Built in 1826, it boasts splendid Greek Revival architecture both inside and out.
Interestingly named, Benld, is christened after Benjamin L. Dorsey, who had acquired the land for the town. A typical small American town, Benld hasn’t many attractions to offer visitors. However, those who are interested in geology and astronomy, will be very keen to know about the meteorite that hit Benld in 1938, damaging some private property.
Designed in the Tudor Revival style of architecture, the Woodrow Wilson Junior High School is beautiful historic structure. This historic structure is a great education center in Terre Haute, and is a beautiful place to vist and take a tour in this historic education center. This beauty was also registered on the National Historical Places in the year 1935.
Fitness center is your solution to beat the flab. They have a lot of schemes to suit all needs. Programs for individuals, groups, seniors and also to de-stress those in the corporate world. Also, there are special discounts for students and corporate employees. Other facilities include free supervised playroom with infant care, luxury locker rooms and lobby, court sports, massage therapy and the icing on the cake free Wi-Fi all day long. The trainers are certified and give individual personal attention to ensure your success. Kudos to Fitness Center.
40 North | 88 West is a community-cum-cultural organization that was founded with a mission to explore creative avenues and encourage local and regional artists to perform better. Also, it does not restrict art and entertainment to a particular group or set of people, but reaches every member of the community. It hosts events and functions, throughout the year that are loved by one and all. For an insight into the history and other details of 40 North | 88 West, check website or call ahead.
The State Farm Center, formerly called Assembly Hall, is a multipurpose entertainment facility that hosts tuck rallies, Broadway shows, Home & Garden Shows, and children’s events. The facility’s glowing white dome roars with the cheers of nearly 16,000 people when full.
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) is a beautiful historic collection of artifacts in several archives. The current museum features themes like the Baseball and Music, Women and Music, Technology and Music and several events. The collection is open to the public and exhibits all the displays along with programs conducted periodically.
Although many people believe Chicago is the capitol of Illinois, it is actually the charming and historic city of Springfield. Besides being the capitol, Springfield is probably best known as being the city where the great American President Abraham Lincoln lived for 24 years of his life, and in fact is now home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library, along with the most Lincoln-related sites in the country including his former home and his tomb. Other notable attractions in the city include Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana-Thomas House, the Illinois State Capitol and the Korean War National Museum.
Prairie Capital Convention Center is a state-of-the-art event venue that hosts variety of events throughout the year. This multi-purpose center is a favorite amongst event organizers owing to its world class service and modern facilities. The events held here include rodeos, concerts, public shows and trade shows. For floor plan and other information, check website or call ahead