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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

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Address: Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
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09:00 - 17:00
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Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working...

Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.

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A quick visit.

We stopped by to see the office an all that was there was a very small room with a desk. We have been there, mark it off of our bucket list.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped by to see the office an all that was there was a very small room with a desk. We have been there, mark it off of our bucket list.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently closed for renovations, but it was a great spot for a photo with the kids! It is on an easy to reach corner across the street from the Old State Capitol.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit, very quite, people are friendly especially the tour guides five star for Lincoln tomb

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Closed summer of 2016- not sure when it will open. Please call for info. Be sure you go to the Lincoln tomb, library and museum. Don't forget new Salem state park.

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Wonderful experience for young boys to see and experience about Honest Abe a man of many facets! His home was very true to the time period!

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It is currently undergoing renovations and I'm sure when it's open again it will be an even more worthwhile visit. It gives an interesting glimpse into the 1800s life of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield. The place is a nice short visit, a little dark and I hope that with the renovation still be able to make it even more interesting.

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River Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have walked this site on previous visits. I am happy that renovations are being done and hope to see the results on my next visit in October. This is also the start of the ghost tour which goes on at 7:00pm.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have been here before, but when we returned 9/17/16, it was closed for renovation. There is nothing indicating this was the old law office. I am sure it will reopen soon and it would probably be worth stopping in again. Across the street from the Old State Capitol.

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St. George, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Currently you can only view the exterior of the building. It was insightful to see where this office is in relation to the old state capitol and the Lincoln residence. It helps to visualize the community in which the Lincolns lived and loved.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Apparently the house has been closed for quite a while (from the looks of everything). Why would any city do renovations during tourist season? Really hated to miss it.

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