Mt. Vernon, the business, financial, cultural and
entertainment center of Jefferson County. Mt. Vernon is
just minutes from some of the finest outdoor recreation in
the Midwest, the Rend Lake Recreation area, that offers a
fishing, boating, and hunting paradise for the outdoor
offerings in Mt. Vernon include the magnificent Cedarhurst
Center for the Arts complex that features the art museum,
sculpture park, programs and events including the
nationally acclaimed Cedarhurst Craft Fair held each fall
on the weekend after Labor Day. The Jefferson County
Historical Village offers a look back into the history of
the settlers of the area and their lifestyle with
authentic log cabins and a museum interpretive center.
Other attractions include the Appellate Courthouse where
Abraham Lincoln represented clients, the C. E. Brehm
Library with its impressive genealogy collection, plus
acres of public parks, golf courses, raceway, winery, and
Come see why
Mt. Vernon is such a popular travel destination in
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