Here is a Unique Event!!

The lovely and little known persimmon is the focus of a festival, known as the Persimmon Party, held annually on the grounds of the Christian County Historical Society in Taylorville, IL.  This is a unique event in that it is one of … Continue reading

Easter Parade (Promenade)

Many years ago it was a tradition to Parade in one’s Easter finery along the Avenue and meet and greet and see and be seen by one and all.  Several inspired young ladies of fashion in Taylorville are recreating this … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois

This is just a simple note to wish each and everyone of you who may read this blog a Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois and the staff at our Springfield, IL and Decatur, IL area  inn.  We hope you are having … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in Lincolnland/Central Illinois

The weather has finally turned crispy in the Heart of Lincolnland, the leaves have all fallen and the smell of roasting turkey  and pumpkin pies filter through our taste  memories. Yep, it is almost Thanksgiving in Taylorville,IL  and we invite you … Continue reading

Our Springfield & Decatur, IL area inn offers Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates!  Christmas, the time of giving, is rapidly approaching and “what to buy?” is always a challenge. The Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast is located a few minutes from both Springfield, IL and Decatur, IL with easy access to … Continue reading