2022 Quincy Area Travel Guide

Firsts We’re excited to share our treasures and warm community spirit with you. Cheers to you and your “firsts” in our gem of a city! 1835 Dr. Eells House: First Underground Railroad stop east of Missouri 1886 Father Augustine Tolton: First African- American Catholic priest in the United States 1886 Illinois Veteran’s Home: First Veteran’s home in the State of Illinois 1947 Quincy Society of Fine Arts: America’s First Arts Council Historic The Quincy area is teeming with treats for the curious traveler. Architectural marvels, culinary wonders, and nature’s evolving backdrop along the grandest river in America await your arrival. A distinctive tapestry of past and present weaves the story of a city with notable cultural and historic milestones as well as contemporary visionaries creating new experiences to ignite your senses today.

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