Further Reading

Check out these other pages with content related to area history.

The Dr. Charles M. Wright House. This page tells the story of the Wright House, the only building in Altamont on the National Register of Historic Places. Check out the virtual tour tab.

The Effingham County Courthouse Museum website. This website supports the Effingham County Courthouse Museum, a museum filled with objects related to Effingham County history. The page has a gallery of beautiful, antique photos.

The Effingham County Courthouse Museum Facebook page. This Facebook page managed by Jane Ries, in connection with the museum, showcases local veterans and tells captivating stories about the area.

Effingham County, IL Odds & Ends This website, created by Kevin Perkins, features fascinating stories about Effingham County history, including stories about the National Road, railroads, churches, and more.