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Springfield, Illinois

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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

The only remaining structure where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices. Lincoln and his final law partner, William Herndon, operated from the top floor of the 1840 building. The interior looks as it did in Lincoln'

Springfield, IL Historic Sites

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is a museum unlike any other-enabling visitors to experience the entire Lincoln story for themselves, under one roof-in a modern television control room on Election Night, 1860, the Blue Room of the White House; an Indiana log cabin; Ford'

Springfield, IL Museums


Illinois State Museum

The Illinois State Museum houses permanent and changing exhibits on Illinois's land, life, people and art, and a hands on children's discovery room. The museum store contains high quality crafts created by Illinois artisans.

Springfield, IL Museums


Things to do near Springfield, IL

Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site

Vandalia was the seat of state government from 1820-1839. The Statehouse, the oldest remaining capitol building in Illinois (...

Rare Book and Special Collections Library

A number of the library's most famous treasures are found in the rare book and special collections library....

Lake Shelbyville Hunting Areas

Approximately 12,000 of the 23,000 land acres at Lake Shelbyville are forested. Oak and hickory are the dominant species. The...

Historical Landmarks Museum Complex

Visit a complex consisting of the home of Oakland's first physician, Dr. Hiram Rutherford, a completely restored 1850's home ...

Mile Marker Historical Monument

This stone identifies one of the last original road markers that dotted the first road from Vincennes to Chicago....