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State: Illinois

Cairo Custom House Museum

The Cairo Custom House Museum was built in 1872 and was originally used as the location for collecting tariffs on imports being traded along the Mississippi River. The museum includes many Civil War-era related pieces including a desk used by Ulysses S. Grant and a replica of the U.S.S. Cairo gunboat.

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National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]