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

Skydiving at TAZ with Mid America Sport Parachute Club

Skydiving is one of the extreme sports practiced here in Taylorville, IL. Mid-America Sport Parachute Club is located at TAZ (the official symbol for Taylorville Municipal Airport) and diving instruction is given if you are a novice, tandem jumps are … Continue reading

Thursday is “Open Mic” at One East Market Restaurant in Central Illinois

Every Thursday night, Antoine DeRocci sponsors “Open Mic” in the Shumway Room at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge. Taylorville, Illinois has talent and, fortunately for the rest of us, some of the musically talented show up for some … 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

Fireplaces & Whirlpool Tubs for Two in Central Illinois

We are approaching the time of year when warmth is a desirable thing. There is nothing like a flickering fire or the warm bubbling waters of a whirlpool tub for two to warm and stimulate you and your partner and … 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