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The Illinois state capital of Springfield spreads out from a neat, downtown grid. Abraham Lincoln honed his legal and political skills here, and tourists flock to his old homes, haunts, and final resting place. The number one Lincoln attraction is the only house he ever owned, and which he shared with his wife, Mary Todd from 1844 to 1861. For a free narrated tour, pick up tickets at the Lincoln Home Visitor Center, 426 S Seventh St (daily 8.30am–5pm; Tel:217/492-4241, Web: www.nps.gov/liho ). Four blocks north, at 212 N Sixth St, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (daily 9am–5pm; …
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Illinois State Fairgrounds

Illinois State Fairgrounds has been witness to some momentous events in the city of Springfield. Primarily meant as an exposition center for farmers markets ...

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Ross Isaac Restaurant

Ross Isaac contemporary cuisine by chef sean keeley. American cuisine with a global influence. we feature fresh fish, steak, chops an array of appetizers to please any tastes. Our south dining room holds up to 100 guests for cocktail parties, or seats up to 65 for a formal sit-down dinner. There is a minimum rate for parties that require private dining, everything on the guest check go towards the minimum (except tips).