Adams County

1419 Locust | Quincy, IL

This home was built for Charles Savage, manager of Quincy-Toledo Railroad. It was purchased in the 1930s by Leo & Mildred Monckton, purported for Prohibition, gambling, and Mafia ties.

Rumor has it that the Moncktons entertained Al Capone at their Quincy estate.

1865 / ITALIANATE / architect unknown


Abundant Architecture

See the city with over 3,600 structures contributing to the National Register of Historic Places {self-guided driving + walking tour}

Off the Record

The famous & infamous 13…spotlighting the area’s more curious & intriguing former residents {self-guided driving tour}

Quickie Overview

A 2-page summary of the city including main attractions, major summer/fall annual events and suggested itinerary.