Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln's Tomb
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic sites Act of August 31, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S.Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
Location. 39° 49.373′ N, 89° 39.334′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from Monument Avenue 0.3 miles north of West Oak Ridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Monument Ave, Springfield IL 62702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lincoln Descendants (a few steps from this marker); Reconstruction and Renovation (a few steps from this marker); Some Exterior FeaturesBuilding the Lincoln Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Temporary Tombs (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); The Temporary Vault (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Tomb Custodian's Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.