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

Do you think a “Cemetery Walk” is spooky or fun?

Every year for the last several the Christian County Geneology Society has sponsored a “Cemetery Walk” at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.  This year the date is set for Sunday, September 25, 2011.  This is an event of historic … 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

BBQ Blues Cruise and Art Fair

The Taylorville Main Street Association is presenting a number of great activities here in Taylorville, less than 30 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois. Come check out Barbecue, Blues & Cruise on June 4th & 5th at the Christian County Fairgrounds. Friday … Continue reading

You should be here for New Years

You Should be Here for New Year’s Come to the World Class Market street Inn Bed and Breakfast for your New Year’s Getaway!  In the past folks have come from Chicagoland, St. Louis and some from just down the block.  … Continue reading