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Riverlore

Located in southern Illinois in Alexander County across from Magnolia Manor, this elegant Victorian mansion is a photographer's delight.

Riverlore was built in 1865 for Captain William Parker Halliday who was the president of Cairo's first bank. His earlier steamboat career prompted him to build a Captain's Walk atop the third story of the house. Beautiful gardens surround the home of this private residence. Not open to the public.

Location: 2723 Washington Av., Cairo Illinois 62914

Other History nearby:
(Cairo) Cairo Custom House
(Metropolis) Elijah P. Curtis Home
(Cairo) Fort Defiance
(Olmsted) Gore Monument
(New Madrid) Higgerson School Historic Site
(Cairo) Magnolia Manor

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