Lincoln Tomb

Original Tomb

Lincoln’s original tomb

Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1500 Monument Ave, Springfield IL 62702

President Lincoln; his wife, Mary; and three of their sons (Edward, William and Thomas) are buried under this 117-foot granite tomb. Inside are bronze statues and excerpts from Lincoln’s speeches as well at Edwin Stanton’s famous “now he belongs to the ages” quote from the president’s death vigil in Washington.

Tomb open 9 am–5 pm. Free. See website for cemetery hours.


Also in Springfield: Lincoln Home National Historic SiteAbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum