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Old State Capitol Springfield, Illinois

This majestic structure with its imposing porticoes is a restoration of the state capitol building as it was when Abraham Lincoln lived and worked in Springfield. It is here that he practiced law before the Illinois Supreme Court, spent hours with his professional associates in the law library, served as a legislator and most importantly in 1858 gave his famous ‘House Divided Speech.’ It is also here that his body lay in state when he was brought back to Springfield for burial in 1865.

Credit: Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition