Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Collinsville, Illinois
Collinsville is home to 25,579 residents and the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle. This unique 170 ft. tall water tower was built in 1949 by the W.E. Caldwell Company for bottlers of Brooks old original rich & tangy catsup. In 1995, due to the efforts of the Catsup Bottle Preservation Group, this landmark roadside attraction was restored to its original appearance and is recognized the world over as an excellent example of the 20th century roadside Americana. Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site preserved the central section of the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico. Occupied from 700 to 1,400 AD, the city grew to cover 4,000 acres, with a population of between ten and twenty thousand at its peak.