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Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. The museum offers exhibits and interactive displays that tell the story of the debates through film, audio selections, artifacts and photos. The museum also includes a Children'

Charleston, IL Museums


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

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


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


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

Lake Shelbyville Campgrounds

Visitors to Lake Shelbyville can expect to find a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. If your favorite pursuit is camping, you can choose from close to 1500 campsites in areas operated by the Corps, the State of Illinois, and Sullivan Marina and Campground.

, IL Camping

Illinois Korean War Memorial

Octagon granite walls provide the foundation for the names of 1,752

Springfield, IL Memorials

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

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