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Christian County Coal Mine Museum


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The Christian County Coal Mine Museum features the history of and memorabilia pertaining to coal mining in Christian County. Visit the coal miner monument on the courthouse lawn.


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Address: 200 W Vine
Phone: 217-823-1819

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"The Last Stop" - Lincoln Sculpture

The world's only statue of Abe Lincoln and a pig. The sculpture commemorates Lincoln's bemused request for a "writ of quietus" to calm noisy pigs gathered under the courthouse floor. The "Last Stop" refers to the location on the old 8

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Christian County Historical Society Museum

Walk through an 1820 log house, the 1839 Christian County courthouse where Lincoln argued cases, an 1854 farmhouse and an 1856 one-room school. Also military weapons of 5 wars, collection of 1800'

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Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium

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