points of interest

Troy Produce Patch

For anyone hoping to support local businesses, the Troy Produce Patch is a gem. April and Andy opened the produce stand in 2018 as a continuation of Andy’s family tradition. The Troy Produce Patch is open 7 days a week at the intersection of Rt 162 and Rt 40 in Troy, IL. The Troy Produce

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Tri-Township Park in Troy, IL

Welcome to Tri-Township Park, a place of adventure, beauty, and fun in Troy, Illinois. The park is not only a hub for nature but a community establishment that offers a wealth of activities and programs. The list seems endless. If you’re looking for a restful walk or to keep in shape, you’ll enjoy the ag-lime

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Mersinger Cabin

Located in the Bud Kaustermeier City Park, the Mersinger Cabin is a unique historical attraction. The Troy Historical Society acts as caretakers and welcomes visitors to the cabin. The Mersinger Cabin is open for viewing on the 3rd Sunday of every month from April to October. The Original Mersinger Cabin No one is entirely sure

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Drost Park in Troy

Looking for a Beautiful Getaway? Take Time Out at Drost Park in Troy, IL Sometimes, the most beautiful and relaxing places are just outside our front door. If you live in the Troy, Illinois area, or if you’re planning on passing through, take an afternoon to enjoy the nature and unique facilities of Drost Park.

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Bobby’s Frozen Custard: A Sweet and Unique Treat

Are you looking for a delectable, sweet treat for yourself and perhaps for the whole family, and also want to inspire your kids with something new? Perhaps you’re looking to celebrate a birthday, or get together with old friends? Forget about traditional ice cream and pay a visit instead to Bobby’s Frozen Custard shop in

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Bella Vista Winery

Bella Vista Winery is a luxurious stop in the quaint village of Maryville. Just outside Troy, IL the winery is set in the beautiful countryside and offers a true, relaxing experience. Bella Vista is proudly owned by Steve and Angela Gorazd. They began making wine in 2004 and have a passion for the grape-growing process.

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Yanda Log Cabin

In 1853, William Yanda (1818-1885) and his wife Anna Zeola (1823-1901), who were immigrants from Bohemia, Austria came to settle in the area which was being excavated for its coal reserves. William, who was a blacksmith by trade had built the cabin himself. He and his wife raised a family of ten children in the

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Village Hall Park

Located behind the Village Hall on North Main Street sits the popular Village Hall Park on 3 acres of land. This park is the primary area for sports in the local area, there is a sports and recreational complex that serves the community. Among the sports that are played here is baseball, with a little

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Ray M. Schon Park

Glen Carbon has its very own “Central” Park: the beautiful Ray M. Schon Park. This exquisite green space is located just off Main Street and opened in 2013. Schon Park was already a favorite local space that residents have been visiting for years, and a spirited fundraising effort in the years following its opening helped

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Miner Park

Built on the blue-collar backs of coal miners and railroad workers, the Village of Glen Carbon, Illinois has appropriately dubbed its main recreational park “Miner Park.” A stretch of land measuring only a few acres that once was a site for coal mining now greets patrons and hosts events, concerts, local functions, and everything in

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