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Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

The final resting place for Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd, Tad, Eddie and Willie Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was buried in Springfield's Oak Ridge Cemetary at the request of Mrs. Lincoln after his assassination in 1865. The monument was completed in 1874.

The original receiving vault in which Abraham Lincoln was buried can be seen on a tour of the cemetery. Daily Mar-Oct 9am-5pm, Nov-Feb 9am-4pm, Tues (June-Aug) 7pm-8pm. Closed major holidays. Free.

Location: Oak Ridge Cemetary, Springfield Illinois 62703 Telephone 217-782-2717

Other History nearby:
(Athens) Abe Lincoln Long Nine Museum
(Beardstown) Beardstown River Museum
(Clinton) C.H. Moore Homestead
(Springfield) Executive Mansion
(Decatur) Governor Oglesby Mansion
(Decatur) Hieronymus Mueller Museum

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