It is County Fair time in Christian County, Illinois

We are going to make this the simplest blog yet by just adding a link to the Christian County Fair website.  The fair runs from July 10 through July 15.  Come and attend and have lots of fun.

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

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

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