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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

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


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

Things to do near Springfield, IL

Hot Metal Heaven Museum

The Hot Metal Heaven Museum displays a collection of letterpress printing memorabilia....

Faries Park Golf Course

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

Governor Bond Lake

Governor Bond Lake was created in 1963 to supply the expanding city with a fresh water supply. This beautiful lake is a wonde...

Carnegie Schuyler Library

A full service library, still contains the original furniture, interior decor and double stairway as designed and built in 19...

Effingham County Courthouse

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