Cairo Illinois 2

Cairo Illinois 1

Two unused postcards featuring Cairo, Illinois are featured today. The back of each one has a tag line at the bottom that reads “No Flood Waters Ever Entered Cairo.”

Cairo (Care-O), Illinois sit at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Once a booming river town bustling with activity, it has long since seen better days. To learn more visit Legends of America – Cairo, Illinois, Road Trippers, and Abandoned: A Trip to Cairo, Illinois.