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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

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

Kickapoo State Park

Once a scarred wasteland ravaged by turn-of-the-century strip-mine operations, Kickapoo State State Recreation Area's 2,842 a...

Cathedral of the Country, St. Mary's Church

Completed in 1910, the Bedford limestone cathedral was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in May 1996....

Illini Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin o...