Abraham Lincoln Depot in Springfield Photos

The Great Western Railroad Depot (1852) was the site of Abraham Lincoln's farewell address on February 11, 1861 to the people of Springfield as he left to become President. The site is now staffed by the National Park Service, though owned by a newspaper.

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Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.Model in Great Western Railroad Depot of Abe Lincoln giving farewell speech. Springfield, IL.

Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech (Feb. 11,1861) before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.Model in Great Western Railroad Depot of Abe Lincoln giving farewell speech. Springfield, IL.


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