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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


Shea's Gas Station Museum

A favorite photo stop for Route 66 travelers from around the world. Shea's Gas Station Museum is a charming and eclectic collection of over half a century of gas station memorabilia. Shea'

Springfield, IL Museums

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

Old State Capitol State Historic Site

The Old State Capitol is a reconstruction of Illinois' fifth statehouse, the first to be located in Springfield. The building served as the seat of state government and a center of Illinois political life from 1839-1876

Springfield, IL Historic Sites

Things to do near Springfield, IL

Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 a...

Christian County Coal Mine Museum

The Christian County Coal Mine Museum features the history of and memorabilia pertaining to coal mining in Christian County. ...

Fayette County Museum

The century old First Presbyterian Church houses the Fayette County Museum. Found here are early American items dating back t...

Prairie Creek Library

The Prairie Creek Library was built in 1896 as a carriage house and later transformed into a treatment and recreation buildin...

Dominy Memorial Library

A turn-of-the-century domed building has had interior restoration to preserve features of the building. It is now an up to da...