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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

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Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
+1 800-545-7300
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Still closed for 'rennovations'

this used to be open for tours when I was a kid because I remember coming here with my Dad and so I... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
Mandy E
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Plainfield, Illinois
Interesting Building to Visit

This building is worth visiting for photographs, following the Lincoln story to the offices where... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
D0dge51
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
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+1 800-545-7300
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

this used to be open for tours when I was a kid because I remember coming here with my Dad and so I was disappointed to not be able to offer that to my own kids now. It is still neat to stop by and...More

2  Thank Mandy E
Reviewed August 26, 2016

This building is worth visiting for photographs, following the Lincoln story to the offices where he worked practising law during his time in Springfield.

2  Thank D0dge51
Reviewed August 13, 2016

It was nice to see the outside, but we were told at another Lincoln landmark that the state of Illinois has had no budget and no available money, so this is closed until further notice. It was worth the walk over to take the pictures...More

Thank bradsrn
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We saw this after leaving the Lincoln Museum and were a bit disappointed to find it closed, but it was still interesting to see where Lincoln had worked. The area around it was very nice and we enjoyed seeing all the shops.

1  Thank rduinc
Reviewed July 20, 2016

One can't go inside due to renovations, but just being at the corner where the law office was is worthwhile. Note the nice Abe Lincoln statue with Mary in front.

1  Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Closed for renovations right now. You can not see anything of importance looking in the window even. You may only view from the outside at this time.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Understanding Lincoln's work as a lawyer. Lincoln's friendship with Herndon. Takes you back into time.

1  Thank Tab S
Reviewed July 6, 2016

The docents were well informed, and could answer any questions that we had. I liked seeing how the law office, in which Lincoln worked prior to leaving for Washington, actually looked, but it wasn't really that much to see, when compared some of the other...More

1  Thank Gail S
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Across the street from the Old Capitol building, this facility was not open, presumably a victim of the state's financial issues.

Thank GasolineAlley
Reviewed May 14, 2016

This place was closed when we went but we were able to see inside the windows and take pictures out front. The history in this little town is breath taking.

1  Thank Janet W
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Guy P
August 11, 2017|
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Response from maldenmusic | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 8 am. You can get on the National Park Service webpage and probably find out more info.
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