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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

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

Illinois Executive Mansion

Home of the Illinois Governor, the mansion is the third oldest, continuously occupied Governor'

Springfield, IL Famous Homes



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

Hutson Memorial Village Museum Cabins

The Hutson Memorial Village Cabins depict life as pioneers lived and consists of 7 log cabins featuring a general store, chap...

Effingham County Courthouse

The current Effingham County Courthouse was built in 1871 after Effingham was named the county seat. An earlier 1850's courth...

Crawford County Historical Museum

The Crawford County Historical Museum features archeoligical displays, James Jones memorabilia and other historical exhibits....

Rare Book and Special Collections Library

A number of the library's most famous treasures are found in the rare book and special collections library....