Walkers will pass the City Hall with this mural on the walk.
WELCOME TO HIGHLAND, ILLINOIS with their historic Plaza
Square and beautiful tree-lined streets. Highland is one of the oldest
Swiss settlements in the United States. It was founded in 1831 by
Swiss pioneers from Sursee, Switzerland and has shared the title of
“Sister City” with Sursee since 1976. Highland’s historic district is
where the walk starts and ends with the city’s landmark fountain
and Plaza Square Park, The landmark Lory Theatre is also part of
the historic district. Highland is the birthplace of Pet Milk and
Schott Brewery. It is the 7th safest community in Illinois! The first
Volksmarch in Highland was over 40 years ago! Enjoy the walk!
LOCATION: The Highland, Illinois Town Square is located at 914
Main Street, Highland, IL 62249. PARKING: Parking is available
around the Square and along city streets where designated.
START/FINISH: Start between 8:30 am and 11:30 am; finish by 2:00
pm. Walk at your own pace and pleasure. Event will take place
regardless of weather. Restrooms are available near the start point and
on the trail.FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Vickie Ridgeway 618-792-3881 [email protected]
Walkers found Belleville is getting ready for Art on the Square.
Walkers check out the stores & displays along the walk.
A few of the sculptures on the Square in Belleville.
The “Tin Man” water tower can be seen on the walk.
The flowers were in full bloom along the walk.
Walkers on the streets of Millstadt.
Walkers walked to the Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Walkers walked to Lincoln’s Tomb.
Walkers stopped for a group picture.
Walkers found this beautiful mural.
Walkers stopped at the log cabin on the walk.
Walkers walked past the old village hall & firehouse.
Walkers were able to go inside the old village hall & firehouse & see the Metro East Model Railroad Club’s model railroad.
Walkers discovered spring in full bloom
Walkers found the Easter bunny on the walk.
Walkers enjoyed the walk on a beautiful evening.
Walkers on the walk enter “The Way of the Cross”.
Spring was in full floom on the walk.
Walkers at the start point before stepping off on the walk.
Walkers enjoyed the Kirkwood YRE walk and most of the walkers stayed to have lunch in Kirkwood.
Walkers enjoyed a walk to the park with tthe airplane,
The wind & rain didn’t stop walkers from walking.
Walkers passed this mural on the walk.
Walkers stopped to have their picture taken with this mural.