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Cross at the Crossroads

1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-347-2846
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Something to see

Wonderful display to make a quick stop and see, won't be disappointed with the stop. Easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry V
Sherman, Illinois
Perfect Sunday Morning

This was a wonderful spot to worship and teach our children about the Lord while we were away from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-347-2846
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful display to make a quick stop and see, won't be disappointed with the stop. Easily accessed from two interstates.

Thank Jerry V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful spot to worship and teach our children about the Lord while we were away from our home church.

Thank DevilHawks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hometown is Groom, TX which has a large cross. It inspired this one. They are very similar, except the one in Effingham is taller. It is nice to see these along major interstates. There are enough XXX rated things along any route. There are...More

1  Thank gary19522017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cross is a must to see if you are passing through or live around the area. Just to be beside it and see the size of it is exciting. Go around the cross and read the information on each plate.Then go inside and see...More

Thank shall3957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We passed it on the highway. It was an interesting "Wow! Look at that!" moment. We're both Christians but felt no inclination to go investigate further. It's pretty. It's big. It's well kept and I smiled that it likely drives the intolerant Atheists types crazy...More

Thank DKVB
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is huge. Definitely hard to miss. And as far as roadside attractions go, in my opinion, it is iconic. Personally, I don't feel it is worth stopping unless your journey also requires you to get off the highway. However, for those that would be...More

Thank kevc56
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It is impressive, but personally I think money could have been better spent for children activities , playgrounds, roller board activity's , no offense meant , just seems more could have been done for the children in Effingham area

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing. Wish you could go up in the Cross, but still pretty amazing. Nice just to walk around to listen to the Ten Commandments and be at one with God. Pretty view at night against the starry sky.

Thank PetePuma13
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We passed this huge cross just off the Interstate many times but never stopped before. On a cross country trip we stayed at a motel in Effingham and the owner recommended a trip to the cross. Was very worthwhile visiting the stations of the Ten...More

1  Thank 514melvinh
Reviewed 10 July 2017

this large cross is seen from miles away i always watch for it as my mile marker got to know the history by visiting

Thank john y
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Response from fromls2ss | Reviewed this property |
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24 September 2016|
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
No food at the cross but plenty in close vicinity .
13 May 2016|
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Response from Ogletreez | Reviewed this property |
I did not buy anything.