Bald Knob Cross

Agricultural History in Southern IL

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When I learned that there was a historic agricultural tour taking place in Southern Illinois from Carol Hoffman of the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau, I was hooked and knew I had to go. Amy Erickson of SI Treasure Tours (front and center in the picture) teamed up with Professor and author Jane Adams (far right) […]


I have been here before, but I wanted to return to see the Bald Knob Cross since its restoration. Located on Bald Knob outside of Alto Pass, to get there my friend Rose and I traversed the winding road to the peak where the cross rises above the horizon. We were not disappointed in the […]