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Springfield Map, Illinois

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Springfield Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Springfield with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Springfield useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Springfield!

Springfield Sightseeing

Old State Capitol was the monument that served as the seat for the government of Illinois between 1839 and 1876. This is the monument where Mr. Lincoln stayed during his last few election campaigns. In 1865 his body was laid down here for the mourners, around 75,000. You can take the 30 minute guided tours or you can buy a 15 minute video. The building has paths for handicaps hence making it easy for them to visit the... read more

Springfield Travel Guide

Springfield is the capital city for the state of Illinois, US. It is also the county seat for Sangamon County. The importance of this city increases, as Abraham Lincoln spent some of his precious years here. In 1908 the city was hit by a race riot as two African Americans were killed, although the law had never found them guilty of anything. This resulted in the formation of NAACP (National Association for the... read more

Springfield History

In 1832, the famous senator John C. Calhoun fell out of the favor with the city inhabitants and hence this was when the city was renamed Springfield. In 1837 the city of Springfield took another step towards success when it was tagged as the capital city of the state of Illinois, the original capital being the city of Vandalia. This was made due to the serious efforts of Abraham Lincoln. read more

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