Taking in Springfield, Illinois: From Honest Abe to corn dogs

October 21, 2017 Todd DeFeo

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — One could be forgiven for thinking Abraham Lincoln is responsible for anything and everything that ever happened here. After all, a stroll through this charming capital city certainly gives that impression. There is no denying Lincoln is everywhere, from museums to statues to historical markers, and all related sites are worthy of exploration. “He’s an icon. We know what his uniform looks like. He’s got the stovepipe hat, he’s dressed all in black,” Sam

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