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The Illinois State Capitol

The Illinois State Capitol Springfield
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Stock #: 21570
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Springfield
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Sangamon
Publisher: Springfield News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The General Assembly authorized the construction of a new Statehouse at Springfield, Illinois February 25, 1868. Work was begun the same year and the Cornerstone was laid October 5, 1868. The Legislature convened in the building for the first time in 1877. The building was not entirely completed until 1888.