Postcards of Sangamon County



Lincoln's Home in Springfield

Lincoln's grave in oak ridge cemetery

Abraham Lincoln's original burial place in Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield, IL


Lincoln's tomb

LINCOLN TOMB, OAK RIDGE CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, ILL
Lincoln’s Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery, was dedicated on October 15th, 1874. This base is 72 feet square and the obelisk rises 128 feet in the air. When the monument was rebuilt in 1900 Abraham Lincoln’s body was placed in reinforced cement and stone six feet from inner north wall of the north end of the tomb and ten feet below the floor, and there it still remains.
(Post mark Jul 9 3:00 pm 1941)
Donated by Bill & Karen Miller

Illinois Country Club 1910
County Club
Springfield, IL
c. 1910

Springfield State Capitol
State Capitol Building
STATE CAPITOL, SPRINGFIELD, ILL
Construction commenced March 11, 1868. Occupied in an unfinished state in 1876. Finally completed in 1888 at total cost of $4,500.000. Replaced the old State Capital building in Lincoln Square, now used as Sangamon County Court House, in which Lincoln practiced law and engaged in his famous debates with Douglas. (Post date Jul 14 2:30 pm 1942 with a one cent stamp) - Donated by Bill & Karen Miller

greetings
Greetings from Springfield

Governor's mansion Springfield

Governor's Mansion in Springfield, IL



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