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Lincoln Tomb

1500 Monument Ave, Springfield, IL 62702

Historic Sites

Within this breathtaking monument lie the remains of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their four sons.

Now open. Reservations required for your visit.  Make your reservation here.

Designed by famed sculptor, Larkin Mead, and completed in 1874, this beautiful landmark is nestled in Oak Ridge Cemetery, and is surpassed only by Arlington as the most visited cemetery in the nation. At the entrance to the Tomb is a bronze bust of Mr. Lincoln. Visitors from around the world have stopped to rub the nose of the statue for good luck.

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