Bull Frog Jumping Contest

You do not have to go to California for a Frog Jumping Contest. Come to Morrisonville, Illinois for the annual Morrisonville Homecoming and Picnic for several days of real fun. Visit their FaceBook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MorrisonvilleHomecomingAndPicnic/?hc_ref=ARQ5nMtrTnsgRRehu3W04EEVFnQeC-FeHgFejlnltYReBow9A_Eg4nlIyQQTMdldniU&fref=nf Morrisonville, Illinois is located about … Continue reading

This was a hit for breakfast!

Joe decided that he wanted to make a “coffee cake” to serve our guests along with our normal, full breakfast. We have guests from Zurich, Switzerland, Jacksonville, Florida and Wales in the UK  staying at our Illinois bed and breakfast … Continue reading

Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast 2016 Fall News

The Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast in Taylorville, Illinois has been recently named as one of Illinois Top 10 Inns by www.BedandBreakfast.com. Check our reviews and note how our inn and hospitality continue to exceed expectations over the past … Continue reading

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Celebrating the birth of Christ was the beginning of the holiday and it surely has grown and evolved over the centuries. There is a lot of joy in bringing your loved ones out to the country to select and cut … Continue reading

How to get more for your lodging buck!

This video only exposes some of the differences in how much more bang for your lodging buck we offer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixSw1lSrlvQ The Hotel Package www.youtube.com Hotels have begun offering Bed and Breakfast packages and so we in the Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

Garlic is a good reason to have a party!

Small towns are great because many folks know and trust and love one another and really have fun getting together and making a party for almost any reason. Garlic is a good reason to have a party. “Garlic Fest II” … 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

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

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