Appellate Courthouse


Constructed in 1857 as the southern division of the Illinois State Supreme Court, Abraham Lincoln successfully argued a famous tax case in 1859. In 1888, Clara Barton used this Mt. Vernon building as a hospital. Tours are available. Please call in advance. 

Contact Information


Appellate Courthouse

Main & 14th St
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

P   (618) 242-3120