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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

"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

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

Lincoln Prairie Trail Bike Trail

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

Pana, IL Biking

Carnegie Schuyler Library

A full service library, still contains the original furniture, interior decor and double stairway as designed and built in 1913

Pana, IL Carnegie Libraries

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



Kitchell Park and Chautauqua Auditorium

40-acre Kitchell Park was donated to the City of Pana by Civil War Captain, Kitchell. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Pana, IL Historic Buildings

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