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Cross at the Crossroads

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Address: 1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL 62401
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Very Large Cross

No cost easy to get to, you can see it from the interstate going either direction. Take the south Effingham exit and head towards it.

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Springfield, Illinois
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Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

No cost easy to get to, you can see it from the interstate going either direction. Take the south Effingham exit and head towards it.

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Washington, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the stop if you are driving through Effingham. We saw it at night and it was stunning!!

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Thank Jerry P
Fort Pierce, Florida
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a very nice place to stop and see a giant cross. it was on our way out of town. it is not a place i would go out of my way to see it

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Leawood, Kansas
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299 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A self righteous scar on the vast flatland of Central Illinois and a hypocritical monument to excess. My opinion, of course.

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Thank IMFLYBOY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning reminder how Christians are all about the show and not the Bible. Go into a corner to pray? Hell, no! Build a monstrosity like the Pharisees would.

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Thank Kay S
Temecula, California
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was a beautiful sight to see! It was a surprise to come across and gave us a spiritual boost on our road trip <3

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Thank WanderfulJess
Waterloo, Illinois
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89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stunning reminder that in this part of America people aren't afraid to show their religious heritage

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Lemont, Illinois
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696 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had passed this way before and noticed it but this time, made a quick stop to get a closer look. A little hard to get to it, but you will. Impressive in size, and liked seeing the work in progress on the grounds. Very windy spot, but glad we stopped.

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Middletown
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This cross is located along the Eastbound side of I70. It is a beautiful sight to see and even more impressive when lit up at night.

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Thank sweetheart2u
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed getting out and walking around the cross. It is so peaceful and inspirational.

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