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Shelbyville, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Shelbyville, Illinois

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Best Wedding Chapel
    159 North Washington Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-7809, Best Wedding Chapel is a former Catholic church features Gothic style architechure, 14 foot original stained-glass windows, and a 33 foot cathedral ceiling with a small... more info  map

  • Chautauqua Auditorium
    655 East North Ninth Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-5531, This auditorium, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was once the center of culture and entertainment in the community, hosting such famous speakers as... more info  map

  • Old County Jail
    151 South Washington Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-2260, Now the home of the Shelby County Historical & Genealogical Society, the former jail and sheriff’s residence includes a research library, photographs, and displays of... more info  map

  • Shelby County Courthouse
    301 East Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    Dedicated on April 13, 1883, this beautiful Victorian courthouse, located just north of the Public Square, has a classic design. It features two Grecian statues in... more info  map

  • Tallman House, The
    816 West Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-3991, Currently the office for the Shelby Historic House & Inn, The Tallman House was built by the inventor of the mechanical hay baler. It was restored in 1989 and is listed... more info  map

  • The Shelbyville Public Library
    154 North Broadway, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-4432, Built with a Carnegie grant, this classically designed building of the Renaissance period, features Roman pressed brick and Bedford stone to create strength, beauty and... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Lincoln Public Square
    Several monuments can be seen in Lincoln Public Square. The Soldiers & Sailors Monument was erected in 1907 in memory of the soldiers and sailors of Shelby County. ... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Carnegie-Schuyler Library
    303 East Second Street, Pana, IL 62557
    217-562-2326, Library is funded by the City of Pana and governed by the Library Board. It's permanent collection has approximately 27,000 volumes including talking books, large print... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Forest Park
    Northeast Ninth Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-5531, This municipal park features 120 acres of rolling woods, with a fishing lagoon and sunken garden, along with the Chautauqua Auditorium, Vietnam memorial, family aquatic... more info  map

  • Kitchell Park
    Route 51, Pana, IL 62557
    217-562-3023, The 40 acre park has a pavilion, picnic area, and a lagoon. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Shelbyville Old Homes Walking/Driving Tour
    315 East Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-774-2244, Walk or drive by the lovely old homes and buildings in Shelbyville, many of which are listed on the National Registar of Historical Places. A brochure with map and... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Vahling Vineyards
    2683 County Highway 6, Stewardson, IL 62463
    217-682-5409, Using varieties that are indigeous to the area, this winery markets its own unique blend of wine, and features five superior varieties. The winery has a wine tasting... more info  map

  • Willow Ridge Vineyards & Winery
    County Road 1800 North, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    217-738-2323, Tastings of Willow Ridge's award-winning wines are available Wednesday through Sunday. more info


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