35 Years of Cheap Eats and "the Coldest Beer in Town" Fast Eddie's Bon Air ALTON, IL: (STLRestaurant.News) - Fast Eddie's Bon Air - According to the "Beer With Your Buds" survey, when Americans go out for a drink, the majority order beer. ...
Old Plantation Home » McPike Mansion: The Most Haunted House in America? Just north of St. Louis, Missouri, in the historical town of Alton, sitting on the highest point of this town, stands the McPike House. Built in 1869 and once a proud addition to the small town, the McPike Mansion hasn’t been occupied since the 1950′s
1891 Hayner Library Alton , Il, architect Theodore C. Link The Hayner Memorial Library,(Alton, Illinois), today the Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library, was completed in 1891. The architect for the building was none other than Theodore C. Link, designer of the Union Station Railroad Depot in St. Louis, Missouri. The total cost for the building, including an annex added in 1906 by Hayner’s grandson, John A. Haskell, was $33,000.
Two-Day Illinois Getaway Along the Great River Road
The Great River Road follows the Mississippi River along Illinois’ western border. Just north of St. Louis, a trio of charming towns—Alton, Elsah and Grafton—offer great shopping and lively nightlife in a beautiful setting. Two-day trip guide: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/illinois/two-day-getaway-along-the-great-river-road