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Taylorville, Illinois

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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'

Taylorville, IL Opries

"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


Things to do near Taylorville, IL

Oswegoland Civic Center Aquatic Park

Community water park with colorful slides, tubes, zero-depth pool and concession booth....

J.H. Hawes Elevator

Restored grain elevator listed on the National Historic Register. Free tours....

Shoal Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Sculpture on the Avenue

Twenty-six pieces of outdoor sculpture by Midwest artists are exhibited on the Avenues of downtown Effingham. The exhibit cha...

Hoiles-Davis Museum

Formerly a private residence, the Hoiles-Davis Museum is now home to an extensive collection of Civil War and WW1 memorbilia,...