The Cross at the Crossroads, known as The Cross to locals, is a 198-foot (60 m) tall cross in Effingham, Illinois. It was built in 2001 after its creator was inspired by a similar cross in Groom, Texas.Before you head to Effingham, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Effingham driving holiday planning site, to make sure you see all that Effingham has to offer, including Cross at the Crossroads.
Cross at the Crossroads reviews
As far as a structure this is very impressive. I like it as a structure- work of art. Wr saw it from the highway and it’s very impressive. If we had more time I would of liked to see the park as... more »
Pay attention to signs to get to the base of the cross, there are several turns to get there. It is beautifully landscaped and we enjoyed walking around it. more »
It's really big. I feel safe driving near it. Also great for protection against vampires. 🤣 When you see this highway symbol You'll be in awe that someone built this massively huge structure. My brother and I felt very satisfied driving by it.
Someone asked "How many hungry people could that have fed?" I checked, and it is not edible. Do NOT try to eat The Cross at the Crossroads - I learned that the hard way. Let me tell you. Someone stuck an old piece of gum on a bench nearby, and it is still had a lot of flavor left. 5 stars!
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