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Sangamon County, Illinois Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62701
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum documents the life of the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War. The museum contains life-size dioramas of locations in Lincoln's life.

Abraham Lincoln Tomb

Abraham Lincoln Tomb

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62702
This Illinois State Historic Site is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their four sons. The exterior includes a terrace and an obelisk, while the interior contains a rotunda and the burial room.

Dana–Thomas House

Dana–Thomas House

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62703
The Dana–Thomas House is a home in Prairie School style designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Built 1902–04 for patron Susan Lawrence Dana, it is in Springfield, Illinois.

Henson Robinson Zoo

Henson Robinson Zoo

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62707
The Henson Robinson Zoo was built in 1968–1970 on the eastern shore of Lake Springfield to serve the population of Central Illinois and opened in 1970.

Illinois Governor's Mansion

Illinois Governor's Mansion

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62701
The Illinois Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Illinois. It is located in the state capital, Springfield, Illinois. It is one of the oldest historic residences in the state of Illinois.

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois State Capitol

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62701
The Illinois capitol is the tallest non-skyscraper capitol, even exceeding the height of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. The building itself is shaped like a Latin cross aligned to the major points of the compass.

Illinois State Museum

Illinois State Museum

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62706
The Illinois State Museum features the life, land, people and art of the State of Illinois. There are three satellite locations: Dickson Mounds in Lewistown, the Lockport Gallery in Lockport, and the ISM's Research and Collections Center in Springfield.

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62702
Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the 3,009 Illinois residents who were killed or listed as missing in action during the Vietnam War.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62701
Lincoln Home National Historic Site preserves the Springfield, Illinois home and related historic district where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861, before becoming the 16th President of the United States.

Old State Capitol State Historic Site

Old State Capitol State Historic Site

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 62701
The Old State Capitol State Historic Site, in Springfield, Illinois, is the fifth capitol building built for the U.S. state of Illinois. It was built in the Greek Revival style in 1837–1840, and served as the state house from 1840 to 1876.

Top 10 Most Popular Sangamon County Landmarks

  1. Abraham Lincoln Tomb
  2. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  3. Illinois State Capitol
  4. Dana–Thomas House
  5. Old State Capitol State Historic Site
  6. Illinois State Museum
  7. Illinois Governor's Mansion
  8. Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  9. Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  10. Henson Robinson Zoo

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