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Springfield, Illinois

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Lincoln Home

The Quaker-Brown residence, where the Abraham Lincoln family lived for seventeen years was the only home the Lincolns ever owned. Abraham Lincoln was born and raised in a one-room log cabin;

Springfield, IL Famous Homes

Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

The final resting place of President Lincoln, his wife and three of their four children. Constructed 1869-1874

Springfield, IL Monuments

Museum of Funeral Customs

The Museum of Funeral Customs is one of only two in the United States that shows the history of the American Funeral Service and mourning practices from circa 1840

Springfield, IL Museums

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


Things to do near Springfield, IL

WWI Victory Memorial

The WWI Victory Memorial monument to Vermilion County's World War I veterans was sculpted by Lorado Taft. Its base displays t...

Taylorville Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

National Road

Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, the national Road is the first interstate highway. It created a conduit for pione...

Historical Society Museum

The depot, built in 1916, is now the home of the Dwight Historical Society. The purpose is to preserve the history and cultur...

Ballard Nature Center

210 acres with a visitor center, exhibit displays and a library. 3 mi. of trail through woodlands, flat lands and prairies....