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Top 1 Attractions in Alto Pass

Popular Alto Pass sights and tourist spots

  • This huge cross stands over 100 feet tall, and measures 22 square feet at the base and 16 square feet at its highest point. Overlooking the southern Illinois region and the Mississippi River flood plain, the cross was constructed back in 1963 after a series of successful fundraising efforts made by Wayman R. Presley, a local postal carrier residing in Alto Pass.

    While this may have been the case, the story of the Bald Knob Cross goes further back to the late 1930s, when Presley spoke to Rev ...

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