Hardin, Illinois

Calhoun County Historical Society

The Historical Society houses a museum in the former drugstore building in Hardin. Displays have been created to feature Calhoun County's unique history. Artifacts include military items, clothing, photos and more!

Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Calhoun County Barn Quilts

Community-based effort to promote & preserve the rural heritage. 82 quilt patterns have been hand-painted by volunteers onto wooden blocks and then placed on various barns & buildings through the county. The quilts and barns represent families who settled in Calhoun County and many current residents are direct descendants of those original settlers. The quilts can be viewed from public roadways and are displayed throughout the entire year.

Mel's Illinois RiverDock Restaurant

Full-service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch & dinner specials. Great view of the river.

February 2016 - currently closed due to remodeling. Stay tuned for opening date!

Straight Home Bar & Grill

Weekday lunch specials. Steaks served Friday & Saturday evenings.

Monday thru Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Kitchen open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Barefoot Bar & Grill

Local favorite known for its catfish and view of the river!

Tuesday thru Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Calhoun News-Herald

Keeping readers up-to-date as news happens in the Calhoun County area.