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Cross at the Crossroads

1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-347-2846
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Very Large Cross

No cost easy to get to, you can see it from the interstate going either direction. Take the south... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Don W
Springfield, Illinois
Gorgeous Cross

Definitely worth the stop if you are driving through Effingham. We saw it at night and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry P
Washington, Illinois, United States
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4 days ago
“Very Large Cross”
1 week ago
“Gorgeous Cross”
1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-347-2846
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Reviewed 4 days ago

No cost easy to get to, you can see it from the interstate going either direction. Take the south Effingham exit and head towards it.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the stop if you are driving through Effingham. We saw it at night and it was stunning!!

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a very nice place to stop and see a giant cross. it was on our way out of town. it is not a place i would go out of my way to see it

Thank barbaraash19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A self righteous scar on the vast flatland of Central Illinois and a hypocritical monument to excess. My opinion, of course.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning reminder how Christians are all about the show and not the Bible. Go into a corner to pray? Hell, no! Build a monstrosity like the Pharisees would.

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was a beautiful sight to see! It was a surprise to come across and gave us a spiritual boost on our road trip <3

Thank WanderfulJess
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stunning reminder that in this part of America people aren't afraid to show their religious heritage

Thank kiyaker
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had passed this way before and noticed it but this time, made a quick stop to get a closer look. A little hard to get to it, but you will. Impressive in size, and liked seeing the work in progress on the grounds. Very windy...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This cross is located along the Eastbound side of I70. It is a beautiful sight to see and even more impressive when lit up at night.

Thank sweetheart2u
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed getting out and walking around the cross. It is so peaceful and inspirational.

Thank Judith M
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Is the visitor center only open certain hours? If so, what are they?
12 November 2016|
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Response from fromls2ss | Reviewed this property |
It appears that someone has answered this question for you. ☺️
Is there food here?
24 September 2016|
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
No food at the cross but plenty in close vicinity .
Do you still have the gray mugs with the cross on them? If so, can they be ordered and what is the price? Thanks
13 May 2016|
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Response from Ogletreez | Reviewed this property |
I did not buy anything.