Golf, the great American 4 letter word pastime

Golf is a 4 letter word, but it is acceptable in polite society. Golf is something we have plenty of here in Taylorville, IL in the form of Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course, a 4.5 rated 18 hole course just … Continue reading

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift?

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your adult children and/or your adult grandchildren? Buy them the gift that pays for itself and never quits giving.  Make the down payment on the purchase of our fine inn and … Continue reading

The rank of Eagle Scout is awarded to two local youth!

We hear so many discouraging and disparaging things about our young people. Taylorville has two young men who have completed the merit badge and community service requirements to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Tim Schaeffer and Justin Huber … Continue reading

Just in time for Independence Day — The Declaration

  The United States Declaration of Independence When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, … Continue reading

Building facelift on our National Registry historic town square

Brenda and Gary Spurling, owners of Spurling Title Service have embarked on a facelift of their location on the South Side of the Taylorville, IL Town Square. The Square and a block or so in each direction have long been … Continue reading

Ring in the New Year at the Market Street Inn!

Start your evening with hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary glass of wine. Walk to the One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Club just two blocks away for dinner and live music. Dance the night away to a great live band that … 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

Family does Christmas in Central Illinois

The Williams Family, who traveled from all over the US and from Spain and Scotland to spend an early Christmas with each other at our Central Illinois Inn. What fun to have 23 fun folks gathering in our commons areas … Continue reading

Central Illinois Persimmon Fest–One of only 2 or 3 in the US!

Who thinks about Persimmons today? Probably not a lot of folks but the Persimmon Fest in Central Illinois at the Christian County Historical Museum sure does draw a crowd from all over the country and then some. Actually the persimmon is … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Central Illinois

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Myrna, our chief innkeeper, is a survivor of  6 months. Our effort in promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to invite you to a stay at the Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading