Abraham Lincoln’s Burial Room Tomb in Springfield, Illinois

This marble sarcophagus is part of the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Outside is a massive monument with bronze sculptures and a 117 foot obelisk. Inside is a beautiful rotunda with a Lincoln Memorial statue replica plus symbolism of previous presidents and 36 states at the time of his death in 1865. An ornate corridor, which leads to the burial room, is decorated with eight Lincoln sculptures plus his famous speeches. He rested in this cenotaph for two years but, after a foiled attempt to steal his body, he was moved to a vault beneath the floor.


1500 Monument Ave, Springfield, IL 62702


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