Old State Capitol

Local nameOld State Capitol
LocationSpringfield, United States

The Old State Capitol State Historic Site, in Springfield, Illinois, is the fifth capitol building built for the U.S. state of Illinois. It was built in the Greek Revival style in 1837–1840, and served as the state house from 1840 to 1876. It is the site of candidacy announcements by Abraham Lincoln in 1858 and Barack Obama in 2007. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961, primarily for its association with Lincoln and his political rival Stephen Douglas.

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Opening hours

Wed - Sun: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Suggested donation.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_State_Capitol_State_Historic_Site

More information http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/sites/capitol.htm

Phone +1 217 785 7960

Address 1 Old State Capitol Plz, Springfield, IL 62701-1320, USA

Coordinates 39°48'4.14" N -89°38'54.996" E

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