Clat Adams Park

Adams County

201 N Front | Quincy, IL

Clat Adams Bicentennial Park is located on three acres at Front & Hampshire Streets at Quincy’s riverfront.

Clat Adams features a wonderful scenic view of the Mississippi River, a large blue and white gazebo, a decorative fountain, and restrooms.

Clat Adams hosts the communities July 4th celebration, band concerts, and many other community events. This park may only be reserved for public events which are open to the community.

Mormon 10 Sites to See Driving Tour: Crossing point of the Saints from Missouri to Illinois in 1839. The wide expanse of the partially frozen river posed difficulties to the Mormons as they fled Missouri in hopes of exile in Quincy. In 2002 a new monument was erected commemorating the kindness of the 1,500 Quincyans to the more than 5,000 Saints in need.

Lincoln in Quincy – Steamboats & Railroads

• Transportation used by Lincoln traveling to and from Quincy
• Douglas and Lincoln arriving at Quincy’s depot for the debate
• The importance of riverboats and trains to Quincy’s growth

Family Fun

Family-friendly guide to open air adventure, nature finds & farms, indoor/outdoor discoveries + BINGO game with prize!

City of Refuge Guide

20-point driving tour reflecting Quincy’s first three decades, including Underground Railroad history.

Natural Plan

Craving nature? Explore & recoup in our parklands, forests and miles of Mississippi shoreline.

Lincoln in Quincy

All the Lincoln-related area sites with “Rubbing Pages” to create your own souvenir of the Storyboard Trail.

Mormon 10 Sites to See

Sites of significance in Quincy’s history as a “City of Refuge” for the Latter-day Saints {self-guided driving tour}