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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

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

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

Nashville North

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

Taylorville, IL Opries

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

Things to do near Taylorville, IL

South Side Country Club

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Rogala Public Links

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Amish Country Information Center

A visitor's center containing maps and information on the entire Amish area. 150 Amish craft shops on their farm sites dot th...

Heritage In Flight Museum

Small planes fly in to the Heritage In Flight Museum to purchase gas. The Museum displays WW I and WW II and Korea artifac...

Sculpture on the Avenue

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