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Saline Creek Pioneer Village & Poor House Museum 

. Description:  Log cabin village & county poor farm museum
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How to find: 
Address:
1600 South Feazel St
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Parent Organization:
Saline County Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 618 253-7342
Alt Phone 618 253-8910
e-mail mailto:info@shawneetourism.com
URL
 Saline County Tourism Board
http://www.shawneetourism.com/museum.php
Southern Illinoisan
  http://www.thesouthern.com/sp_sections/story.php?pub_number=012&s=5
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Year round (Alternate source gives hours as 9-5 M-F, 1-4 S-S) 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5 2-5
Season Closed major holidays
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As of JUL 2007  $1    $3    
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  A gathering of buildings around the original "Pauper House", or poor farm of 1877.  The building has been converted into exhibit rooms and a museum.  On the 3.5 acre site are other buildings, some containing collections of items such as tools.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1840-1890 Type of Site building collection
Buildings: Pauper House, school, church, log cabin, log barn, log general store and post office, log house.
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House of Nahum 90 Sally Holler Lane
Harrisburg IL 62946
618 252-1414
River Rose Inn 1 Main Street
Elizabethtown IL 62931
618 287-8811
Shady Rest B&B Columbus
Golconda IL 62938
618 683-3301
Thomas House 12680 Highway 1
Junction IL 62954
618 272-7046
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Comfort Inn Harrisburg
Economy Inn and Suites Harrisburg 411 East Poplar Street
Harrisburg  IL 62946
 
Days Inn 2475 US Highway 45
Muddy  IL 62965
618 252-6354
Super 8 Motel - Harrisburgl 100 Seright Street
Harrisburg IL 62946
 
Uptown Motel 407 West Poplar Street
Harrisbuurg IL 62946
618 253-7022
White Lace Inn 204 West Poplar Street
Harrisburg IL 62946
618 252-7599
Gold Post's Motel 1226 US Highway 45 North
Eldorado IL
618 273-5141
Neal Motel 1014 US Highway 45 N
Eldorado IL 62930
618 273-8146
Cave-In-Rock State Park Lodge E Park Avenue
Cave in Rock IL 62919
618 289-4545
Brentwood Inn & Suites 1806 Bittle Place
Marion IL 62959
618-997-7900
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Learn More About It:

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    http://www.dailyegyptian.com/Summer99/6-25-99/roadtrip.html
    http://www.dailyregister.com/articles/2004/07/31/news1/news3.txt
Illinois Tourism    www.enjoyillinois.com
    http://www.quincynet.com/daytrips/shawnee/eastattractions.htm
    http://www.dailyregister.com/articles/2003/03/01/history/history6.txt
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