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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'

Taylorville, IL Museums




Anderson Prairie

Anderson Prairie is a 25

Pana, IL Wildlife Parks


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

Burial Site of "Kay" The Circus Elephant

See the grave and marker of "Kay" of Carson and Barnes Circus and Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. Circus who died Oct. 21, 1994

Taylorville, IL Cemeteries

Lincoln Prairie Trail Bike Trail

Downstate's newest paved hike and bike trail follows the historic railbed 15

Pana, IL Biking

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

Rosamond Grove Cemetery

Rosamond Grove Cemetery can be seen as a high mound overlooking the prairie which is home to the famous statue "Lincoln the Orator", by turn of the century artist, J. Mulligan. This site also features the Lincoln-commissioned cannon, "Mary Lincoln."

Pana, IL Cemeteries

"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

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