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Haskell Park

East 12th and Liberty Alton IL 62002


8 acres featuring an administration office, play house, sledding, and playground equipment. Lucy Haskell’s playhouse in on the National Historic Register. This park is proudly home to a 200+-year-old Champion Oak tree.

The playhouse is available to rent for tea parties, call the Park office for more information.

Memorial Bricks are available for purchase from the “Friends of Haskell” organization by calling the Park Office. Proceeds will help pay for improvements at the park and playhouse. Countless hours of volunteer efforts from this organization have resulted in new playground equipment, benches, and restorations to portions of the playhouse.

Annual Events:

Municipal Band Concerts performed every Sunday at 8pm starting the first Sunday in June and continuing for 8 weeks.

Lucy Haskell’s Birthday Party July 29.

Santa visits the playhouse early in the holiday season. (Date TBA)

Wassail and Tree Burning Party on the Twelfth night (after Christmas, also known as Epiphany).

This is a Christmas tree recycling drop-off location.


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updated: Nov, 30, 2010

200 W. Third Street | Alton, IL 62002
Suite 200