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Christian County Historical Society Museum


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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's antiques, plus much more.


Admission: Free
Hours: Apr.-Nov. - Weds-Fri: 10am-4pm; Sun: 1pm-4pm
Dec.-Mar. - Sun: 1pm-4pm
Address: E. Rt. 29
Phone: 217-824-6922

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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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