Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1839/00/00 John Francis Rague Architect Built 1837-1840
1840/00/00 Abraham Lincoln Work Lincoln begins his final term as a state lawmaker, 1840-1841.
1846/00/00 James M Robinson Work James M Robinson is elected to the State Legislature as the first State Representative from Menard County. He will form a friendship with Abraham Lincoln.
1857/00/00 James T Miller Work James T Miller works as the Illinois Treasurer from 1857 to 1859.
1858/06/16 Abraham Lincoln Candidate Lincoln delivers 'House Divided' speech in Representatives Hall
1865/05/03 Abraham Lincoln In Memoriam Lincoln's body lays in state in Representatives Hall, May 3-4 1865 Funeral of Abraham Lincoln
1969/00/00 Original building dismantled and reconstructed 1966-1969, interior now appears as it did in 1860
2007/02/10 Barack Obama Politician Senator Barack Obama officially announces his candidacy for President of the United States

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Particulars for Old State Capitol:
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Capitol
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000331
Resource Type:
Owner: State
Architect: Rague,John F.
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1839, 1865
Associated People: Lincoln,Abraham
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-Function: Capitol
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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