Governor's Mansion

Governor's Mansion Springfield Illinois


Stock #: 40568
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Springfield
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Sangamon
Publisher: H. N. Shonkwiler
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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Jackson, Edwards, Fourth and Fifth Streets. The Governor's Mansion is a three-story white house of twenty-eight rooms, built of superior brick mansonry, and located on a beautiful knoll in the heart of Springfield. The mansion has been the home of the governors of the State of Illinois and a center of Springfield's social life since 1856. Lincoln watched the erection of the mansion and, in company with Mrs. Lincoln, attended several large parties there.
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