Welcome to the Chester, Illinois
Need the latest information about this year's Popeye's Picnic?
Visit the new official Popeye Picnic web site at:
Remember this year's picnic is Sept. 10, 11 and 12th!
Explore 'Local Attractions' and find out why Chester, Illinois is the 'Home of Popeye'. Learn the origin of the
area slogan: 'Where Illinois Began!'. These and many more places of local historical significance are listed here!
In 'Area Businesses', gather information about lodging, restaurants, and businesses in the Chester, Illinois area! Also,
find out how you can get your business listed here - free of charge!
Chester, Illinois is proud of its many Community Organizations, this section is full of information about local churches, schools,
clubs, the hospital, and library, etc.!
Some pictures from Popeye's Picnic 2000!
For even more pictures, click here!