About Springfield, Illinois
Every corner in Springfield, Illinois is historical; a flashback to the past can be presented by its symbolic architectures and standing notable sights. From the north to the south and the east to the west, assorted homes and establishments extend, covering the 60. 3 square miles of the citys land area. As the Illinois capital, it is the heart of the states government, which has a political system duplicated from the federals model, thus it has an executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Abraham Lincoln was not exactly born in Springfield, but the 24 years that he spent in the city before he moved into the White House, was enough for the area to be influenced greatly by his deeds and achievements. Lincoln Depot is where he delivered his farewell address in the city before he was formally announced as the president of the nation; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site is the only owned residential home of Lincoln and his wife; the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has a detailed documentary of the presidents life; and, the Lincolns Tomb is the resting place of the president after his assassination. Moreover, his contributions have played a role for the city to be chosen as the third and current capital of the state. The entire metropolitan also boasts its other very outstanding performing arts and tourism centers. Every summer, the Springfield Municipal Opera, showcases Broadway performances for entertainment, while the Washington Park and Botanical Garden houses attractive homes, swimming pools, and other recreation stations.