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Abe Lincoln at the Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois

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Chicago City Hall

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The center of the Illinois State Capitol Building

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Illinois State Capitol

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The center of the Illinois State Capitol Building

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Did you know Illinois is home to the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area? Forty-two counties in the state are home to a variety of Lincoln sites...

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Logan County, Illinois Clerk and Recorder

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Did you know Illinois is home to the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area? Forty-two counties in the state are home to a variety of Lincoln sites...

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My State Capitol's cooler than yours. #Illinois #springfield #IL #capitol #illinoisstatecapitol #vsco #vscocam #dome #glass #ceiling #enjoyillinois #Illini

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Illinois State Capitol

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My State Capitol's cooler than yours. #Illinois #springfield #IL #capitol #illinoisstatecapitol #vsco #vscocam #dome #glass #ceiling #enjoyillinois #Illini

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Old State Capitol State Historic Site

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Illinois is full of places to experience the history of Abraham Lincoln, like Lincoln’s New Salem Historic Site – a reconstruction of the village where ‘Honest...

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Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

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Illinois is full of places to experience the history of Abraham Lincoln, like Lincoln’s New Salem Historic Site – a reconstruction of the village where ‘Honest...

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Did you know Vandalia was the second capital of Illinois? In fact, the old capitol building from 1836 still stands! Just off the historic National Road,...

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Vandalia State House State Historic Site

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Did you know Vandalia was the second capital of Illinois? In fact, the old capitol building from 1836 still stands! Just off the historic National Road,...

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Located on the campus of Knox College, Old Main is the only existing site of one of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas....

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Old Main, Knox College

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Located on the campus of Knox College, Old Main is the only existing site of one of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas....

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