"Springfield Historic Train Station" Springfield Things to Do Tip by Toughluck

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?I now leave, not knowing when, or whether ever, I may return, with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington." Abraham Lincoln left his home of seventeen years to serve as president of a nation on the verge of Civil War. He left town from the city train station and returned on the funeral train to the same station.

Located just 3 blocks to the east of the house.

Directions: Lincoln Home National Historic Site
413 South Eighth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1905

Phone: (217) 492-4241
Website: http://www.nps.gov/liho

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2007
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