Town/City
Springfield
County
Sangamon County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

American House, Springfield, Illinois

Summary

Hotel built by Elijah Iles, ca. 1838, on southeast corner of Sixth and Adams streets.1 JS met and dined with Justin Butterfield, 31 Dec. 1842, and Judge Henry Brown, 2 Jan. 1843, in hotel.2 In 1843, Abraham Lincoln’s law office opened across street from hotel.3

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