Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Springfield IL do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Springfield IL, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Springfield, IL
Information for Travelers
The capital of Illinois, Springfield is a national pilgrimage place for history buffs.
It was founded on April 10, 1821 and incorporated on April 2, 1832 as a village, and later as a city in 1840.
It is known as the "Home of President Abraham Lincoln".
This is where Abraham Lincoln lived and worked before his presidency, and where he and his wife are buried.
For outdoor attractions, the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon offers weekly concerts, and the Adams Wildlife Sanctuary is popular with bird watchers and nature enthusiasts across the state.
Some of the attractions in Springfield associated with Lincoln are in the Central Springfield Historic District, including his home, the attorney's office, the grave and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
The Lincoln Collection features over 1,500 original documents signed by Lincoln.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site is the location of Abraham Lincoln's two-story home, and the only home he has ever owned.
Other points of interest in Springfield are the Illinois State Museum and the Dana-Thomas House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Read about Springfield in Wikipedia