Old State Capitol State Historic Site (Illinois)

Old State Capitol State Historic Site (Illinois)

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 1837-40, and served as the state house in 1840-1876. It is the site of candidacy announcements by Abraham Lincoln in 1858 and Barack Obama in 2007.

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