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“Stop by while in the downtown area!”

Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
Ranked #15 of 70 things to do in Springfield
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Owner description: Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.
Reviewed November 2, 2017

This site is currently being renovated, as of October 2017, but it is still nice to see the building where Abraham Lincoln worked as a lawyer. You can drive by it and see the building and beautiful bronze statue of Lincoln and his family, or park outside the Old State Capitol and visit both sites at the same time. A great chance to get a picture of Lincoln's life in Springfield. I recommends!

Thank Jennifer K
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Very short walking distance from the Old State Capitol so you don't have to move your car. Small but just as it was in Lincoln's day. Caretaker that was working the day we went was full of knowledge and interesting facts about Lincoln and Herndon. Just down the street a 1/2 block is a great little place to get great homemade sandwiches and soup, wish I could remember the name. So convenient when walking around this area of Springfield.

1  Thank 522mama
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

I went to the Office in September, and it was undergoing renovation and was closed. It is, however, very historic, so it is worth a look if you are in Springfield.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I can't comment on the inside of the building it was being renovated but the outer shell of the building remains and it's in great shape and must have gone through restoration also at some point. Outside is a statue with the Lincoln family hanging out waiting for Abe to go give a speech at the old state house. Nice picture spot, but not much else to see.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

We could not go inside but got to read the informational plaques and get pictures. It is right across the street from the Old State Capitol. A definite must if you are a Lincoln buff.

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