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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

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

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

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


Things to do near Taylorville, IL

Menard County Historical Museum

Housed in an 1890 Victorian building, the Menard County Museum contains documents, records, clothing and artifacts relating t...

Mile Marker Historical Monument

This stone identifies one of the last original road markers that dotted the first road from Vincennes to Chicago....

Keeley Institute

The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940. Some buildings are st...

Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site

Vandalia was the seat of state government from 1820-1839. The Statehouse, the oldest remaining capitol building in Illinois (...

Staunton Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...