Asset Inventory Quality, Connected Places Infrastructure Highways

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Asset Inventory Quality, Connected Places Infrastructure Highways ...

Asset Inventory: Quality, Connected Places


Highways and Interstates: I-70, I-57, Rte 16, Rte 40 (Old National Road)

    Rail: Rail Spur off Union Pacific Shelbyville, Short Line Rail Spur Effingham, Canadian National Railroad, CSX Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, Rail Spur in Casey for Total Grain


Airports: Willard Airport Savoy, Coles County Airport, Shelby County Airport,

    Effingham County Airport, Casey Municipal Airport

Passenger Transportation Systems: Amtrak, Greyhound, Central Illinois Public Transit Douglas

    County, CEFS Bus Transport, Taxi Service Effingham, H&H Transport Charleston, Amish transit services, Paris Transport, Edgar/Clark Mass Transit District, Horse & Buggies

Water: Kaskaskia Watershed, Shelbyville Dam, E J Water Systems, Embarrass Valley River Basin,

    Wabash River, Lake Sara, Lake Shelbyville, Lake Mattoon, Lake Sara, Lake Paradise, Newton CIPS

    Lake, Lake Charleston, Clark/Edgar Water District, West Prairie Water District, Embarras Area

    Water District-Douglas, Coles, and Cumberland

    Trucking/Logistics: UPS-Mattoon, Fed Ex Effingham, Marvin Keller Trucking Sullivan, Alton Trucking-Charleston, Heurman Trucking-Teutopolis, Reisinger Trucking Shelbyville, Ron Smith Trucking-Arcola, Gingerich Trucking Arthur, Gingerich Farms Arthur, Koehn Trucking-Arthur

Parks: Lincoln Trail, Walnut Point State Park, Fox Ridge State Park, Hidden Springs State Park,

    Eagle Creek State Park, Wolf Creek State Park, Mill Creek park, Sam Parr State Park

Correctional Facilities: Robinson Correctional Facility, Taylorville Correctional Facility

Utilities: Municipal Electric Sullivan, Casey, & Marshall, Green-up & Martinsville, Shelby

    County Electric Coop, Coles-Moultrie Electric Coop, CIPS Power Plant in Newton, Norris Electric


    Telecom: Consolidated Communications, Illinois Century Network backbone for non-profits

Emergency and Rescue: Moultrie County Dive Rescue, Shelby County Dive Rescue, Effingham

    County Dive Rescue, Paris County Dive Rescue, Clark & Neoga Rescue Teams???, Air Evac,

    Medivac, Central Illinois Drug Task Force, Coles County Response Team, Charleston Confined

    Space Rescue

Bike Trails: Taylorville, Mattoon, Shelbyville

Buggy Lanes: Buggy lanes along roads in Douglas/Moultrie

Library Systems: Rolling Prairie Regional, Shawnee Regional, Lincoln Trail

Geneological & Historical Societies: Charleston, Clark, Moultrie, Shelby, Edgar, Effingham,


    Medical Facilities: Sarah Bush, Carle Clinic, St. Anthony’s, Coles County Center for Aging, Casey Clinic

    Assisted Living and Nursing Facilities: Petersen Healthcare Sullivan, Mattoon, Assisted Living Centers, Eberhardt Village, Brookstone Tuscola, Jarman Center Tuscola, Brookstone

    Effingham, Oaks Manor Oakland, Watkins Estates Arthur, Illinois Masonic Home Mason

    Point Sullivan, Hawthorn Inn Shelbyville, Arthur Home, Titus Memorial Home Sullivan

    Odd Fellow Rebekkah Mattoon, Heartland Manor Nursing Center,

Regional Flavor

    Richard’s Farm-Casey

    Oil Field Store-north of Casey

    The Great House of Pizza-Casey


    Cameo Vineyards-Greenup

    Earl’s Supper Club – West Union

    Andrews at the Westbrook-Paris

    Jibby’s – Sullivan

    Firefly Effingham

    Yoders Kitchen Arthur

    Vahling Vineyards Stewardson

    Willow Ridge Winery Westerveldt

    Stony’s Dalton City

    Tuscanny Tuscola & Paris

    Flesor’s – Tuscola

    Bidwell’s – Mattoon

    Candy Kitchen Greenup

    Roslens Arthur

    Homestead Bakery Arthur

    Common Grounds Mattoon

    Je Leniz Mattoon

    Broadway Grill Mattoon

Little Mexico Mattoon

    The Villa Mattoon

    Emerich’s – Casey

    Red Barn Tuscola

    Roc’s – Charleston

    Witt’s Smoke House – Effingham Dutch Kitchen Arcola

    Niemerg’s – Effigham

    Sam’s Steak House – Marshall Stan’s Steak House – Findlay Lincoln Springs Resort Charleston

     Stovepipe Grill

    Rockome Gardens Restaurant

    Eagle Creek Resort

    Sweet Tooth Specialties

    Meal in Amish home Arthur/Arcola Daily Kneads Arcola

    Vera’s Meals – Arthur

    The Kitchen of Doris Yoder Arthur Beachy’s Bulk Foods – Arthur Dutch Valley Meats Arthur Das Schlacht Haus Arthur Amish Country Bakery Arthur Country Cheese & More Arthur Morgans Meats Mattoon

    3W Welsh Meats Mattoon B&M Custom Butchering Stewardson Clover Meats Marshall

    Central Illinois Poultry Processing-Arthur

    Nuxoll’s Effingham

    Festival Sausage Oakland

    Monicals Pizza Tuscola, Sullivan, et al

    Jimmy Johns original Charleston

    Burger King original Mattoon

    Mullens Salad Dressing Palestine Oak Terrace Spa & Resort Center (Mulligan’s Restaurant)

    Amishland Red Barn

Historical Sites

    Harlan Hall-Marshall

    Lincoln Log Cabin Charleston 5 Mile House Charleston

    Archer House Marshall

    Lincoln Storyboards Shelbyville, Charleston, etc. Lincoln Heritage Trail

    Chautauqua Shelbyville

    Shelbyville Jail

    Mattoon Depot

    Dudley House Mattoon & Charleston

    Lincoln School House - Martinsville

    Thorton House Shelbyville


    Stone Arch Bridge Marshall National Trail

    Thomas Lincoln Cemerery

    Covered Bridge Greenup

    Friends of Lincoln Farms Charleston Hippy Memorial Arcola

    Arcola Depot

    James Jones House

    Schoolhouse at Great Pumpkin Patch

    Illinois Masonic Home

    One room school house Clarksburg 2-story outhouse Gays


     Queen of the Gypsy’s – Marshall Chesterville Bridge


    Charleston Area Theatre Group

    Hart Theatre Effingham

    Rosebud Effingham

    Little Theatre on the Square

    Palestine Opera House

    Apostolic Theatre Mattoon


    Softball Museum-Casey

    Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum Charleston

    Douglas County Museum Tuscola Clark County Museum

    Cumberland County Museum

    Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum Arcola

    Jasper County Museum

    Amish Interpretive Center Arcola Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical

    Harlan Hall National Road Marshall Railroad Museum Mattoon Depot Mattoon

    Borman’s Car Museum Shelbyville Mid-America Corvette Museum Effingham

    Arthur Historical Walk Arthur Big Cross Visitor Center Effingham Ballard Nature Center - Altamont

    Douglas Hart Nature Center Mattoon Veteran Memorials


    Tarble Arts Center EIU Charleston

    Paris Art Museum

    Douglas County Museum

Camping and Outdoor Recreation

    Wilderness Lake-West Union

    Mill Creek-Marshall

    Fairview Park-Casey

    Twelve Oaks Campground-Martinsville

    Bo Wood

    Coon Creek

    Eagle Creek

    Wolf Creek

    Sullivan Marina

    Lincoln Trail State Park

    Oakland Campground Walnut Point Fox Ridge

    KOA Casey

    Arthur Campground

    Lincoln Springs Resort

    Woods Woods Tuscola

    Opossum Creek Shelbyville

    Coyote Cabin - Sullivan

    Firefly Lodge Sullivan

    Hunting Cabins Clark County

    Quail Shed Casey

    Okaw Valley Orchard and Inn Sullivan Camper Stop Arcola

    The Great Pumpkin Patch

    Effingham campground

    Lincoln Trails Motorsports Casey Taylorville Motorcross

    ‘Lil Cottage Chesterville Lytle Pool

Aqua Center Shelbyville

    River Bend Retreat Tuscola Findlay Marina

    Lithia Springs Marina

    Sullivan Marina

    Charleston Speedway

    3D Archery Shoot Archery Coles County Drag Strip

    Softball & Baseball diamonds-Mattoon Sports Complex

    Wolf Creek Riding Stables

    Rockome horseback riding & Kayaking

    Mill Creek Riding Trails & ATV

    Neoga riding

    Charleston horse arena?

    Isaacs Family Fun Mattoon Petersen Park Mattoon

    Coles County Modified Midget Speedway

    Christian County Quarter Midget Speedway

    Fairview Drive-In-Newton

    Charleston Drive-in

    Camp Camfield Mountain Bike trail Sullivan

    Lincoln Springs Resort camping, golf, etc. Charleston Aquatic Center

    Tuscola Pool & Park

    Jurgens Arthur Pool & Park

    Casey Fairview Park

    Wyman Lake & Park Sullivan Horse Racing at Fairgrounds Charleston

     Marshall, Martinsville, Newton

    Douglas Hart Nature Center-Mattoon

    Indoor Recreation K6 Indoor Recreation Arthur Isaacs Family Fun Mattoon Sullivan Civic Center

    Drave’s Archery Center & Pool

    Mattoon YMCA

    Paris YMCA

    Lincoln Trail CC Aquatic Center

Communitywide Initiatives

    One Book One Sullivan

    Vision 2020 Effingham

    Clark County Now website

    School to Work Program Sullivan Alumni Foundation Arcola Service Learning Program Sullivan Lake Shelbyville ED Sullivan/Shelbyville Amish Country CVB Arthur, Arcola, Sullivan Tuscola Coles Together

    Smithsonian at the Amish Interpretive Center

    Mayor’s Breakfasts – Marshall Read Across Mattoon

    Community Celebration Bkfst Effingham, Mattoon

    Community Works Foundations Mattoon Effingham

    Community Thanksgiving Arthur & Tuscola Local Festivals



    Bike Rides

    Sailboat Regata on Lake Mattoon

    Touchstone Energy Hydro-Fest

    Little League World Series Mattoon Lumpkin Virtual Non-Profit Network

    SCORE Chapters

    Workforce Development

Unique Lodging

    Diamond House Arcola

    Flower Patch Arcola

    Heart & Home Arthur

    Marsha’s Vineyard – Arthur Simple Pleasures Tuscola

    River Bend Retreat Tuscola Shelby Historic Inn Shelbyville Cabins around Lake Shelbyville

     White Tail Crossing Shelby Oak Terrace Spa & Resort Center - Taylorville

    Queen Anne’s Bed & breakfast – Charleston

    Mill Creek Cabins Marshall

    Harrison Street Inn Sullivan


    Simple Rewards Newton

    Park Hills Spa Charleston

    Lane Michael Day Spa Sullivan Green Mill Arcola

    Oak Terrace Spa & Resort Center

    French Quarter Spa Effingham

Group Camps

    Okaw Bluff Sullivan Group Camp Camp New Hope Mattoon

    Fishing Tournaments Where and when

    Amish Community All the things to do and see

    Unique specialty shops Petals and Perks-Casey

    Farmer’s Markets Who has them?

    Chambers of Commerce Casey


Tourism Offices & Visitors Centers Which communities have them

Business Directories & Websites


    Main Street Communities



Hunting All lodges and other activities/venues marketed toward


    Tanger Outlet Mall-Tuscola

    Village Square Mall-Effingham

    Cross County Mall-Mattoon


    Downtown Shopping

Artist Attractions

    Sculptures on the Avenue Effingham EIU Fine Arts Center Charleston Artisan Fairs-Effingham

Architectural Walks

    Murals in Charleston, Mattoon, Tuscola

    Post office Murals Marshall, Neoga

    ArtCo Tuscola

    Bob’s General Store-Casey

Unique Assets

    Worlds Tallest Lincoln Statue Charleston Burl Ives Japser County

    Broomcorn Capital Arcola

    Johhny Gruelle Arcola

    Alfalfa Paris

    Ice Cream Cone invented in Arcola

    Worlds Biggest Bagel Mattoon Flattest County in IL Douglas?? (not proven) nd largest man made Lake Shelbyville 2

    Findlay Bridge engineering phenomenon

    Dishwasher Invented Shelbyville Port O Potty Invented Neoga EIU Tony Romo, Mike Shannahan, Sean Peyton

    Petersen House - Mattoon

    Rutherford House Oakland

    Drummer Flanagan Soil Douglas/Moultrie County Oilfields north of Casey with first oil field in Illinois

     High wind area north of Casey with MET testing for possible wind farm


    Witches Grave Chesterville

    Slave Cemetery Newman

    Witches Grave Ashmore

    Airtight Bridge Coles County

    Confederate Soldier Grave Mattoon Shotgun Manor (true story) Sullivan Green Hand Bridge Old Nelson Sullivan rdPemberton Hall 3 floor haunted EIU

    Haunted House Attractions Who has them

Geocaching Sites throughout the region Where

Conference Facilities

Otto Center Arthur

    Eagle Creek Resort Shelbyville Keller Convention Center Effingham Chautauqua Shelbyville

    EIU Charleston

    LLC Mattoon

    Tuscola Community Center Rockome

    Richards Farms Casey

    Green Mill Village Arcola Worthington Inn Charleston Lincoln Springs Charleston

    Oak Terrace Spa & Resort Center

    Antique Stores and Markets

     Get list from everyone

Garden Tours Who has them

Local Tours

    Amish Country Tours Arcola Photography Tours bus tours Arcola

Auction Houses

    Tri-County Auctions

    Shade Tree Auctions

    Arthur Sale Barn

    Mennonite Relief Sale

    Haiti Relief Sale

    Mattoon Auction weekly

    Arthur Auction

    Produce Auction Arthur

    Casey Auction

Pumpkin Patches

    Buffalo Farm Cooks Mill

    Pumpkin Works Paris

    Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch Casey

    Buxton’s Garden Farm – Corn Maze The Great Pumpkin Patch

Covered Bridges

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