Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Get your visitor information at city hall and be sure to visit the tourist-friendly businesses and restaurants in downtown Gillespie. Check out
the historic Canna Theatre and learn about the mining heritage of the area at the Illinois Coal Museum.

Dine at Miners Restaurant or Rocco’s Italian Pizzeria. Shop for unique items at The Village Toy Chest and Route 66 souvenirs at Michelle’s Pharmacy. Check out the interpretive coal mining exhibit and the downtown mural.

Downtown Gillespie
Gillespie City Hall & Civic Center
115 North Macoupin Street
Gillespie, IL 62033
(217) 839-2919

Gillespie SmugMug Photo Gallery