OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center is located in the heart of Alton, Illinois. Located 25 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri, Alton is full of history, recreational opportunities, and business prospects.
Founded in 1837, Alton was the site of the final debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, was born and raised in Alton. Legendary jazz musician Miles Davis was born in Alton. Alton is also considered one of the most haunted cities in America.
Alton is home to the Jacoby Arts Center, the Alton Little Theater, the Alton's Children's Theater, three historic districts, the Alton Museum of History and Art, the Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument, the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, the Alton Marina, the Alton Amphitheater, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway, and a variety of other educational and recreational institutions.