This 198 foot Cross stands tall at the intersection of Interstates 57 & 70 in Effingham, Illinois. It truly is the “cross at the crossroads.” Built at this major road it’s estimated that 50,000 travelers see the cross each and every day.
At the base of the cross are ten rock-shaped stone tablets that recite the Ten Commandments at the push of a button.
Site: Cross at the Crossroads — The World’s Largest Cross
Location: 1900 Pike Ave, Effingham, IL (at the intersection of Interstates 57 & 70)
Cost: Free to see.
Hours: Always visible.
Date: May 9, 2008