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 r[email protected]