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Springfield, Illinois

  • Lincoln Home

    Lincoln HomeThe 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; Mary T...
    Lincoln Home
  • Illinois Executive Mansion

    Illinois Executive MansionHome of the Illinois Governor, the mansion is the third oldest, continuously occupied Governor's home in the nation. Seven US presidents including Lincoln have been received here. Three levels are ope...
    Illinois Executive Mansion

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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


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

Things to do near Springfield, IL

Historic Danville Stadium

Built in 1946 as part of the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system, it serves as the home field for high school, American Legion, and ...

Mile Marker Historical Monument

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

Steven's Creek Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Effingham Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Humiston Woods Nature Preserve

400 acres, woods, hiking, pond, Vermilion River and 15 acres of restored prairie....