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Cross at the Crossroads

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Address: 1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
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+1 217-347-2846

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HUGE white cross that is very eye catching. It's nice to see things like this these days. Didn't stop but saw a couple people sitting on the benches.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

HUGE white cross that is very eye catching. It's nice to see things like this these days. Didn't stop but saw a couple people sitting on the benches.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I stopped by here to stretch our legs. It was the easiest place to get to, but it was a nice little walk. The surrounding area is well maintained with benches and verses to contemplate.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stop an enjoy the peace and presence of all the Cross represents! It's a bucket list must for all faiths and ages.

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Thank DrKR2000
Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My husband and I stopped here while travelling a few years ago. It is interesting to go around the monument and read the scriptures and stories. It is worthwhile to visit whether or not you are religious, or just want to learn a bit more about the Christian faith. We were actually there in September 2008.

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Thank IlliniDLM
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a very beautiful cross and we had a perfect day to visit. It was peaceful to visit the cross and the 10 commandment stations. The visitor center had a peaceful chapel. The video in the visitors center about how the cross was made was very interesting. It was worth a few minutes to visit and worship by yourself.

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Thank Pairadocs92
Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great experience especially walking and viewing all of the commandments at each position. Standing with my back against the base of the cross and looking straight up was "WOW"

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Renton, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I'm mean, it's a HUGE giant cross, but you've seen one cross, you've seen them all. You can see it from miles away, and I guess that's the point.

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Thank Mister E
Lawrenceville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is very pretty. You can see it from quite a distance. Very easy to get to be able to see it up close.

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Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We did not have time to actually stop to see this cross, but it is a beautiful sight to see. It is almost twice the size of the one we have in my hometown of Kerrville, Tx.

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Thank Joanne T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A must see if your traveling through the Effingham area. One of the first places I take out of town guest too see. I would recommend this to all denomination to visit.

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