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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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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

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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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Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium

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

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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


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"The Last Stop" - Lincoln Sculpture

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