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Lincoln's Great Western Depot, Springfield

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Where to stay in Springfield

In Springfield, you have two primary options: downtown and the commercial district in the southeast part of town near the highway. Downtown offers a handful of charming inns and bed and breakfasts, plus a few locally owned hotels in a neighborhood of historical buildings that contains numerous Lincoln-related sites. The national chain hotels to the southeast near the highway cater to travelers; they offer clean and comfortable rooms at competitive prices.
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  • If you enjoy history this was a very good stop. You can view the depot in less than an hour. Watch the video which was very informative.To think Lincoln left this depot as President elect and ultimate...  more »
  • Wanted to go inside but was closed for the weekend. The building and grounds are in great shape and a nice place to walk around with the family.  more »
  • This is definitely worth the visit, just for its place in history. There is a great brochure and video that have Lincoln's farewell speech. There is also a really neat example of a telegraph you can t...  more »
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  • It's small but easy to get to and tour inside at your own pace