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

Stonington Summerfest is June 15, 16 & 17!

This is the time of year when many Central Illinois villages hold festivals and none of them are to be missed. Each is unique in its atmosphere just because of all of the “Local Heart” and work and cooperation which … Continue reading

Fun breakfasts at the Market Street Inn

We had a house full all weekend and our guests really enjoyed the fare. Memorial Day breakfast consisted of Egg Strada with fresh dill from our garden, sausage patties, watermelon and buttermilk biscuits           This entree … Continue reading

Art Fair on the National Historic Registry Taylorville IL Square

June 2, all day Saturday there will be a Annual Juried Art Fair with artists from up and down the state and beyond–jewelry, paintings, pottery, wood turnings,and other original art.  This annual event is sponsored by the Taylorville Area Arts … Continue reading

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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

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

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