Shelby County Courthouse

301 E. Main St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565- Map It
(217) 774-2244

AAA Editor Notes

Shelby County Courthouse is at E. Main and Washington sts. The 1879 Victorian-Gothic courthouse, across the street from the site where the Lincoln-Thornton debate occurred, contains paintings of the debate and historically significant people. A restored courtroom downstairs contains oak furnishings similar to those used in the 1800s. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-4. Closed major holidays.