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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

Murals Around The Square

Charleston's reputation as a city of murals is growing more and more as visitors learn of the project. The murals around the square are worth a walking tour. The tour spans a seven block area. This mural was painted by Glen C. Davies of Urbana. The mural is located on the east side of 5

Charleston, IL Murals

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

World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial

The focal point of the World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial is a globe of the world symbolizing the conflict that involved more than 200 nations. More than 70

Springfield, IL Memorials

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

Illinois Executive Mansion

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

Springfield, IL Famous Homes


Illinois Korean War Memorial

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

Springfield, IL Memorials

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