Places to see, places to eat (food, that is)!

Yep, it’s true! Ol’ Abe had a house here (it’s still here, in fact) and you can take a tour if you visit Springfield, Illinois, the capital city (now don’t confuse it with Springfield, Missouri, a town close in size and identical in name).

Capitol Address:

301 S 2nd Street

Springfield, IL 62701

Hours: M-F 8-4; Sat & Sun 9-3:30

Tour Information: 217-782-2099

Illinois State House.com

Joined the Union

December 3, 1818

Population (2010) 12,910,409 (5th)

Area (Square Miles) 55,584 (24th)

Largest City               Chicago

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