Quincy, Illinois

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

3105 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
133 Votes - "Friendliest"
51 Votes - "Most Fun"
37 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
14 Votes - "Best For Food"
3 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
A visitor to Quincy in 1902 said it best: "I am a visitor in Quincy now, but it was once my home. I love it still. I love it for its magnificent situation, for its broad regular streets, for its many tasteful homes, for its grace and beauty, for its activity and life, and for it's big-hearted, genial people." and of the parks: "Oh the river, the river, the beautiful river. . . We walked among the flowers, along the lawns, and reveled in the beauties of Riverview awhile, then came away with our hearts lifted up and made purer, and better, and kinder and more loving." J.R.L. Clarkson, Quincy Daily Journal, May 27 1902, p. 5.
Reviewed by snyder1
on August 29, 2013
Great city.
Reviewed by bobbymeyer
on August 28, 2013
Until I experienced driving down Maine Street under the wonderful canopy of trees or through the Historic District with beautiful homes, I never knew a town could offer so much beauty. A person can't keep from smiling and feeling peaceful as they drive through Quincy.
Reviewed by emht
on August 26, 2013
Having traveled the world and all 50 states, it is amazing the beauty our historic districts have.
Reviewed by Lenny.bart
on August 26, 2013
I have lived here all my life. I have traveled all the lower 48 and a lot of Canada, and some of Mexico, and I must say come to Quincy and you will agree we have it all!
Reviewed by walbring
on August 19, 2013
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