How A 19th Century Cairo Mansion Represents Southern Illinois' Resources

Oct 3, 2018

The Magnolia Manor in Cairo, Illinois is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  It was built in the late 1800s by a wealthy businessman who made his fortune selling flour all over the world.  In this feature, we hear about how this house, built as a testament to the rich resources found in southern Illinois, impacted the world, and still draws visitors today.

To tour the mansion, call 618-734-0201.  To learn more, browse to:  http://visitmagnoliamanor.org/about/