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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Really neat to see Abe’s work. Quick and easy to view. This is located in the center of Springfield... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Dyngus
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Noblesville
Under renovation

We could not enter the building as it is being renovated, The outside is well kept. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
torpdo
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.
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Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
+1 800-545-7300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not enter the building as it is being renovated, The outside is well kept. There is a plaque on the building explaining this is where Lincoln worked.

Thank torpdo
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Only thing there currently is a sign on the building showing it as a former Lincoln-Herndon Law Office and a little bit of info on a plaque. Definitely something you should go see but it will be a quick walk-by visit and take a couple...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

A good photo opportunity, but shame you couldn't go inside. Makes up part of Lincoln's history in and around Springfield.

Thank susieb20
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was helpful to see the display in the Library, since you can't really see anything here. The downtown area is well done showing where Lincoln lived and worked.

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This would be a great place to demonstrate the non-political legal side of Lincoln. A chance for an additional glimpse into his life. The law office is close to the Old State Capital building but it's not much more than a quick photo opp at...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Really neat to see Abe’s work. Quick and easy to view. This is located in the center of Springfield so check it out.

Thank Dyngus
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We were only able to see the office from outside; apparently it is not open for tours. Still interesting to see the location in proximity to the other Lincoln sites.

Thank mkitchens
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed that the Law Offices were closed for renovation. We were told that they had been closed for at least 5 years but supposedly opening again next month.

Thank Kelli0023
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Just across from the Old State Capitol on the pedestrian street. The sign is even smaller now but the statues are still there for some photo ops.

Thank tonyav124
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way to stop to see words painted on the side of a building. If you are in the area it’s cool to walk by and see it on your way to the old capital.

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Guy P
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Response from maldenmusic | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 8 am. You can get on the National Park Service webpage and probably find out more info.
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