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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 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

Nashville North

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

Taylorville, IL Opries

Things to do near Taylorville, IL

Independence Pioneer Village

Visit this log home village from the early 1800's, including a blacksmith shop, church and schoolhouse....

C. H. Moore Homestead

An 1870 Victorian mansion on the National Register with 3 buildings of antique farm machinery and a general store....

Oswegoland Civic Center Aquatic Park

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

Lincoln Prairie Trail Bike Trail

Downstate's newest paved hike and bike trail follows the historic railbed 15 miles across the prairie....