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Cameo Vineyards
Cameo VineyardsCameo Vineyards has nearly 4,000 French-American hybrid grapevines, covering close to seven acres. They crush approximately 35 tons of Illinois grapes each year and produce 14 varieties of wine, from dry to sweet, in reds, whites and blushes.

400 Mill Road
Greenup, IL 62428
Phone (217) 923-9963

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.

Cumberland County Historic and Genealogical Society
Johnson Building Inside
The Cumberland County Historic and Genealogical Society maintains records and assists with the preservation of local history in Cumberland County. The historic society is housed in the Johnson Building, where there are wonderfully crafted exhibits of life in Cumberland County, including information on favorite sons, Dick and Jerry VanDyke, who lived in Cumberland County before moving to Danville, Illinois. Information related to Abraham Lincoln, Greenup’s historic architecture, and the National Road is tastefully displayed. A new addition, called the War Room, houses information related to our many Cumberland County veterans who have sacrificed their jobs, families, and lives in the defense of our nation, dating from the Mexican War through the present conflict in Iraq.

Greenup Depot
Geenup Depot and Johnson BuildingThe Historic Greenup Depot has been serving the community since 1870. Located on the Historic National Road, the building itself has served the Terre Haute and Vandalia railroad (better known as the Vandalia Line), the Pennsylvania, the Penn-Central, and the Illinois Central.  Although the Depot has been moved from its original location, it is a pleasant reminder of a bygone era and is rich with antiques and railroading history.

211 Cumberland Street
The Greenup Depot is open year round (Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter excluded).
Hours:   11:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Thursday - Sunday)
Admission: Free (Donations accepted)

Grissom Lost Creek Orchards And Farm Market
Grissom Lost Creek OrchardLocated one mile north of Greenup, Illinois on route 130, the orchard consists of 70 acres that are presently under cultivation with peach and apple trees. The peach harvest begins the third week of July, and finishes the first week of September. Apples are continuous, starting in mid-July. Their main crop of apples starts on Labor Day and continues until they are sold out. Fruit is sold directly to drive-in customers.

For the fall season, they offer pumpkins, gourds, mums and other fall items. You will also find hilking trails, a petting zoo and a maze.

680 Il. Rt. 130
Greenup, IL 62428
Hours 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday
Oct. to Dec.: Sunday 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Jackson Truss Covered Bridge
Jackson Covered Bridge
The original wooden span was constructed in 1832, but was washed out in 1865. Ferry service provided crossing until a steel replacement was constructed in 1875. Unfortunately, that bridge was also washed out in 1912. Again, intermittent ferry service served the area until 1920 when a 3-span girder bridge was completed. In 1996, the eastern pier was severely damaged due to flooding. Cumberland County applied for a grant to construct a historic looking covered bridge to replace the damaged one.

The end result is the Jackson Truss Covered spans over the Embarras River on Cumberland Road, which is part of the Old National Road. Today, you can walk across the bridge and see the inside. Near the parking lot, there is an observation deck that lets you see the river rush under the bridge. There is a information board, with the history of the bridges that have spanned across the river. There is a parking lot along Highway 40 and there is a walking trail to the bridge, or you can park in the parking lot on Cumberland Road.

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