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    The lone 30-story skyscraper may look a bit out of place, jutting out from hundreds of miles of surrounding farmland. But that's because this is a city that doesn't try to be pretentious. This is simply and truly the "heartland" of America.

    Pop history fans will revel as they take in such icons as Route 66, the original "Cozy Dog" (corn dog) restaurant, world famous chili (spelled "chilli" around here), horseshoe sandwiches, and the "Maid-Rite" - which may very well be the country's first drive-thru restaurant.

    Of course this is the "Land of Lincoln" and here you can literally trace the life of this famous man from youth to death. Just outside the city is New Salem State Park, which recreates the entire log cabin community where Lincoln lived as a young man. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is as entertaining as some theme parks!

    Additionally, you can tour one of the best-preserved homes by legendary designer/architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and get a glimpse inside the home of poet Vachel Lindsay, as well. Lesser-known history facts include that Springfield was the starting point of the ill-fated Donner Party Expedition, and that the city also played a pivotal role in the founding of the NAACP.

    Geographic highlights include one of the largest man-made lakes of its time and one of the nation's tallest bell tower carillons. The city is also dotted with numerous parks, hiking and bicycle trails.
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      • The Black Sheep Cafe
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      • Dana-Thomas House
        1.41 Km from Springfield
        The Dana-Thomas House or Susan Lawrence Dana House or Dana House (built 1902–04) is an expression of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School. Located along East Lawrence Avenue in Springfield, Illinois, for patron Susan Lawrence Dana, the town house reflects the mutual affection of the patron and the architect for organic architecture, the relatively flat landscape of the U.S. state of Illinois, and the Japanese aesthetic as expressed in Japanese prints.
      • Lincoln Tomb
        4.65 Km from Springfield
        Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their four sons. It is located in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. At the close of the events marking Lincoln's death, his body was placed in a nearby receiving tomb and later in the state tomb. The mausoleum is owned and administered by the State of Illinois as Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site. It was designated one of the first National Hist...
      • Postville Courthouse State Historic Site
        46.70 Km from Springfield
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      • Lincoln Public Library (Lincoln, Illinois)
        47.50 Km from Springfield
        The Lincoln Public Library is a Carnegie library located at 725 Pekin St. in Lincoln, Illinois. Built in 1902, the library was funded by a $25,000 grant from the Carnegie Foundation. Chicago architect W. A. Otis designed the library in the Classical Revival style. The building's design features an entrance portico, a raised first floor, a Tuscan cornice, stone decorations, and a red tile roof. The portico includes four Tuscan columns, a pediment with its own cornice, a plinth, and acanthus decor...

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      Graphic showing average weather in Springfield in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan -2.5 78.6 27.5 30.9
      Feb -0.8 79.1 30.6 31.1
      Mar 4.8 92.6 40.6 36.5
      Apr 11.7 101 53.1 39.8
      May 17.4 119.5 63.3 47
      Jun 22.5 116.6 72.5 45.9
      Jul 24.9 85.6 76.8 33.7
      Aug 23.8 84.4 74.8 33.2
      Sep 19.8 95.3 67.6 37.5
      Oct 13.4 74.6 56.1 29.4
      Nov 5.6 74.8 42.1 29.4
      Dec -0.2 71.8 31.6 28.3

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