A Easter Sunrise Service is held annually. The first one was held in 1937. Bald Knob is the most prominent elevation in Southern most Ill. Surrounded by the rugged scenic beauty of the Shawnee National Forest, Bald Knob rises more than 700 ft, above the valley below. Each year the thousands who vist express wonder at the magnifcence of the setting.
The area is interdenomational and available to all religious groups. It is highly spiritual area. Any worthy group with high standards can use the area and its facilities by complying with the grounds rules.
Bald Knob Cross is located between interstates 24,55 and 57 in Southern Ill. From Ill 127 at Alto Pass, take exit for Bald Knob. Then follow the signs for four miles to Bald Knob Cross. The last four miles are a scenic wilderness.
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Welcome To Bald Knob Cross OF Peace
Photo's by Dan Wilson Wolfe Lake Il.
Mike Cole Jonesboro Il.
Bald Knob Cross of Peace officers 2009
President......................................Steve McKeown created a Facebook group a few days ago. More than 100 people joined in the first 36 hours. It now has 280 members.
Vice President......Ralph Brandon of Carterville
Treasurer.......Bradley Rogers of Vergennes .
Secretary.......Jon Musgrave (618-998-1024Jon's Bald Knob Cross blog
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Contributions and donations may be sent to:
Bald Knob Cross
P.O. Box 35
Alto Pass IL 62905
Donations to Bald Knob Cross of Peace are tax deductible charitable contributions.
Althrough The Welcome Center at the cross is no longer open except for Special Events.
Bald Knob Hide-A-Way is open 8: A.M. - 8:P.M. with Soft drinks, Snacks,Postcards, Souveniers and Gifts.
Located 1/4 mile before the Cross Or Last driveway on the right before the Cross.
Come up and see us Sometime.
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