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"The Last Stop" - Lincoln Sculpture


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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 8th Judicial Circuit.


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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

Nashville North

Live weekend Country & Western music venue. Operates year-round and features Country & Western music'

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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

Taylorville, IL Arts

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

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

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