Carthage jail

Quincy and Carthage

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Quincy and Carthage offer a great day trip with Abraham Lincoln history and architectural beauty as well. Head out to explore!

Kibbe Museum offers Lincoln and local history along with a few agricultural surprises as well.

The Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum is located in Carthage, Illinois across the street from the historic jail where Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon settlement at Nauvoo, Illinois was murdered. The Kibbe Museum was created by Dr. Alice Kibbe who was curator of the Carthage College. Dr. Kibbe stayed behind with the museum items she […]