Vandalia State House State Historic Site

The Vandalia State House, the fourth Illinois statehouse, served as the capitol from 1836 until 1839 and is the oldest surviving capitol building in the state.  The Vandalia State House is significant for its association with Abraham Lincoln, who served in the House of Representatives. In 1974 the State House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Visitor Information

Address: 315 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Website: https://www2.illinois.gov/dnrhistoric/Experience/Sites/Southwest/pages/vandalia-statehouse.aspx

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