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Oak Ridge Cemetery

Springfield, IL
+1 217-341-2434
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A very cool site to visit!

This is a cool site to visit and experience Lincoln's final resting place. You can actually enter... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2012
Huntsville, Alabama
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pretty overall generally a vast tract well mown but My parents tombstones are askew and I have to... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2012
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Lincoln's widow insisted the slain president be buried here, defying local leaders who wanted to erect a grand downtown memorial.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

This is a cool site to visit and experience Lincoln's final resting place. You can actually enter the mausoleum and take a self guided tour and see the sarcophagus where the Lincoln family is laid. Open 9-5

Thank sbflinn
Reviewed 9 June 2012

pretty overall generally a vast tract well mown but My parents tombstones are askew and I have to see to their being straightened up and made parallel.

Thank Owen L
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Only had time to see the tomb. It is a cool cemetary! Wish we had had more time! Posing with and rubbing Lincoln's bronze nose was fun! The tomb was beautiful both inside and out!

Thank MamaHuHot
Reviewed 30 May 2012

What a beautiful monument and place of internment for one of our greatest President ever.

Reviewed 29 May 2012

Every Tuesday night this summer Civil War era soldiers perform a touching ceremony and present one visitor with a flag. This is performed near the Lincoln Tomb. It lasts about half an hour.

1  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 29 May 2012

What an amazing tomb...never seen anything like it. Great way to remember this family

Thank CandPS
Reviewed 27 May 2012

We visited the tomb after going to the presidential library and the Lincoln home in downtown Springfield. Its a beautiful tomb and very moving. There is an attentant inside to answer questions, etc. Its definitely worth the short drive if you're in town seeing the...More

Thank Deb62862
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Great experience and wonderful education, especially for older children. You must go into the tomb and hear about the history to really appreciate what it represents. The staff was very helpful and knowledgable.

Thank kenapastore
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Very impressive. Just remember this is a place of rest and should be respected.

Thank rdtripmn
Reviewed 17 May 2012

Very spectacular and moving, visited the 3 war memorials along with the Lincoln tomb.

Thank melbellock
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25 January 2017|
Response from dagknutsenoy | Reviewed this property |
I do not know that. I was there on a Thursday morning.
13 October 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Peter and Doug. There are parking lots near each of the major attractions (Lincoln's Tomb and the war memorials) with sidewalks and ramps. Some of the specific plots (like former Illinois governors) may... More
13 May 2016|
Response from edith b | Reviewed this property |
I just drove my own vehicle and waited for the tour to begin. I'm not sure what the hotels May offer for accommodations.