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Taylorville, Illinois

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Christian County Genealogical Society

The Genealogical Society is a research area where you can find history on your family background, computers, microfilm and microfiche, books and a copy machine, we can also do research that'

Taylorville, IL Genealogy

"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

Taylorville, IL Arts

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'

Taylorville, IL Museums


Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium

The Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium opened August 23, 1914, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Taylorville, IL Historic Buildings

Things to do near Taylorville, IL

Ben Winters' Steam Engine Musuem

Antique locomotives, steam-driven tractors and enormous stationery steam engine. Model train layout in the loft is a new feat...

Governor Bond Lake

Governor Bond Lake was created in 1963 to supply the expanding city with a fresh water supply. This beautiful lake is a wonde...

Harrison Park Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

University of Illinois Library

The University of Illinois Library is the largest public university library in the world and the third largest academic libra...

Anderson Prairie

Anderson Prairie is a 25-acre wildlife park featuring remnants of the original tallgrass Illinois prairiie. A butterfly house...