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“Lincoln,s Tomb”

Illinois State Capitol
Ranked #5 of 64 things to do in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Historic Greek Revival building that serves as Illinois' State Capitol and was the site of many cases tried by Abraham Lincoln.
Reviewed September 24, 2012

You would have to be without soul not to be moved in the presence of Lincoln, final resting pace and that of his family.

Thank Hotmaily
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

The exterior of the building is somewhat interesting but the interior is amazing - just as good as the national capitol building, if you can believe it, and about 70 ft higher! The dome, chambers and rotunda are truly beautiful and in perfect condition. The free tour was brief but adequate and one may wander all over the building without accompaniment.

Thank billingw
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

So far, Illinois has two heroes - Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. As I walked through the corridor of the portraits of Illinois governors....I had the following thoughts.....list all the 20th. century governors who ended up going to prison...I know of three far. I walked around and found Everett Dirksen's portrait. Walking the corridors goes to show how old I am.

Thank Jewel C
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

The new Capitol is very nice. Has several statues distributed over the lawn. We had a very funny tour guide, she was very knowledgeable about the different Representatives and Members of Congress that are from the State of Illinois. Has very nice paintings of the different "famous" people of Illinois.

Thank LisaD2806
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

... not much to do. We took some pictures outside and that was about it. We enjoyed banging on the replica of the Liberty Bell out front, but as we arrived after business hours, we were unable to actually enter the building.

Thank maisouiamelie
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