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Cumberland County

Greenup • Jewett Neoga• Montrose• TOLEDO

The business district of Greenup is on the National Register of Historic Places and many of the businesses have been appropriately turned into antique malls and shops.  The main street has its own claim to fame as part of the original National Road.  This historic trail, which is now U.S. Route 40, spans the nation from Cumberland, MD, to Vandalia, IL, and is the first and only federally funded and built interstate road officially connecting the east to westward expansion. (To learn more click here> The Jackson covered bridge spanning the Embarras River and the Candy Kitchen are sure to be another favorite place for visitors and residents alike.  A beautifully restored and landscaped railroad depot, and a hand dug well that Abraham Lincoln and his family helped to dig while awaiting wagon repairs in Greenup during their move from Indiana to Illinois. For more information on Greenup or events, call 217-923-3401.


Tour the beautiful Cameo Winery located west of Greenup just off of the Old National Road.  Enjoy complimentary tastings, purchase wine by the glass, and browse leisurely through their gift shop. (To learn more click here>


Covered Bridge

Greenup Depot

Cumberland County Historical & Genealogy Museum

Neoga Library


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