Lincoln Bicentennial: Christian County Courthouse

There will be a historical re-enactment at the Christian County Courthouse on Feb. 12th and 13th. These displays and theatrics will convey Lincoln’s presence in Taylorville. The Christian County Courthouse is only two blocks from our Springfield IL lodging. Lincoln … Continue reading

Lincoln Bicentennial: Local Lectures

Look forward to local Lincoln events soon near our Springfield IL lodging. On February 8th and 9th at the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum, enjoy a presentation by Columbia University historian Erik Foner, who has recently finished a book project … Continue reading

Lincoln Bicentennial: Springfield IL

Lincoln once said, “To this place, and the kindness of its people, I owe everything.” He was speaking to the community of Springfield Illinois, where he made a home for himself and found his wife. Today, much of what made … Continue reading

Lincoln Bicentennial: Lincoln’s History in Taylorville, IL

Our 1892 Queen Anne Victorian inn is located in the town of Taylorville, a central Illinois community in Lincolnland. Taylorville was sometimes referred to as “the last stop” by Lincoln and his cohorts; it was the last place Lincoln traveled to on his circuit. Lincoln … Continue reading