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Springfield, Illinois

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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

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

This powerful granite monument and it's eternal flame pay tribute to the 2,981 Illinois residents who served in the Vietnam War and died or are still missing.

Springfield, IL Memorials

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

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

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

Things to do near Springfield, IL

Rail Golf Club, The

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 10 days...

Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area

The Woodyard area, named after late state legislator, Harry "Babe" Woodyard, is the county's newest park. Its 1043 acres is h...

American Farm Heritage Museum

Farm implements, tools, tractors, and other equipment dating back 100 years are featured. Open for special events....

Hoiles-Davis Museum

Formerly a private residence, the Hoiles-Davis Museum is now home to an extensive collection of Civil War and WW1 memorbilia,...

Under the Prairie Frontier Archaeological Museum

The Under the Prairie Frontier Archaeological Museum has displays of hundreds of authentic artifacts from the frontier period...