Visit our social media pages to find out more about what makes Shelbyville so special. US Army Corp of Engineers Operations Manager Rick Raymond brings us a short message about one of the many great things about Shelbyville Illinois, the Lake Shelbyville Visitors Center
The building is part of a $7 million renovation at the lake. It holds not only a visitors center and exhibition hall, but also the offices of more than 25 lake employees.
The building features murals by Sullivan artist Janet Roney and big window views of Lake Shelbyville. The new building includes interactive displays, a gift shop and a meeting room that is available for public gatherings. For the grand opening, there is also a quilt display featuring locally made creations, including one dating from the Civil War, and Lake Shelbyville photo contest winners.
Other features include meeting rooms that enable the entire staff to gather, engineering offices that overlook the lake, a break room with lake views and a two-story arts and crafts style building that incorporates natural materials. In the library, Wi-Fi is a