Lincoln's Great Western Depot, Springfield

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  • Mostly a law office now, this building on the main track was where Lincoln left home for Washington and where he gave his farewell to Springfield address. There are some exhibits on the first floor an...  more »
  • The depot is now primarily commercial office space for a law office, except for the first floor which looks like a typical 19th century train station with a ticket cage in the center, a gentlemen's wa...  more »
  • Get a quick looknat where Lincoln said goodbye to the people of Springfield as he left for the White House. It is near other Lincoln attractions and you can easily drive by or park and visit. Free of ...  more »
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  • It's small but easy to get to and tour inside at your own pace

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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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