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  Springfield, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County.
Ragtime composer Artie Matthews (1888 - 1958) was raised in Springfield.
The astronomer Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891 - 1963) was born in Springfield.
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 University of Illinois at Springfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a small, liberal arts university and the third campus of the University of Illinois.
UIS was established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly and became a part of the University of Illinois on July 1, 1995.
The 746 acre (3.0 km²) campus is located on the southeast side of Springfield, Illinois near Lake Springfield.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Illinois_at_Springfield   (368 words)

 Springfield, Illinois Account @ FbgArt.com (Fbg Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Springfield is the capital of the of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County.
Springfield is also known to many as the "Chilli capital of the World." The unique double 'l' spelling is comonly used in many area parlors throughout the city and county.
A proclamation proclaiming Springfield "the Chilli Capital of the Civilized World" was passed by the Illinois legislature in 1993.
www.fbgart.com /encyclopedia/Springfield,_Illinois   (1024 words)

 Springfield, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
North of Springfield, near the village of Petersburg, is restored hamlet of log cabins recreating Salem, where Lincoln lived as a young man.
In addition, the NAACP was founded by a coalition of fl and white citizens in Springfield in 1909, following severe race riots in 1908.
Springfield is known for its carrillon and festival.
www.evanston.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Springfield,_Illinois   (891 words)

 Springfield (Illinois) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Springfield (Illinois)
Capital of Illinois, seat of Sangamon County, 300 km/190 mi southwest of Chicago;; population (2000 est) 111,500.
Springfield was settled in 1818 and became the state capital in 1837.
Institutions of higher education include Sangamon State University (1969) which merged with University of Illinois in 1996 to form the University of Illinois at Springfield.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Springfield+(Illinois)   (258 words)

 Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois
Oak Ridge Cemetery is one of the most famous historic locations in the city of Springfield, Illinois.
Oak Ridge Cemetery is beautifully situated in the north section of Springfield, Illinois.
Ninian Edwards was governor of the Illinois Territory from 1809 to 1818.
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 VZ Local - Springfield, Illinois City Guide
Edwards Place - (1833) Built by Benjamin Edwards (brother of Ninian Edwards, early Illinois governor married to Mary Todd Lincoln's older sister), this Italianate mansion was Springfield's social and political center in the years before the Civil War; Lincoln addressed the public from the front gallery.
North of Springfield, near the village of Petersburg, is restored hamlet of log cabins recreating New Salem, where Lincoln lived as a young man.
As the current capital of Illinois, Springfield is also home to the sixth and current Illinois State Capitol built near the grounds of the old state capitol, and home to the Illinois State Government.
www.vzlocal.com /Springfield-IL.html   (1161 words)

 Springfield Illinois
Springfield became the state capitol in 1837, that was the same year a young skinny lawyer from rural Illinois moved to town.
Springfield not only is proud of its connection to Abraham Lincoln, its beautiful 19th century architecture and the aura of history that hangs in the air as you walk down her streets, but also recognizes the important role Route 66 has played in her 20th century development.
Each year Springfield holds the International Route 66 Festival where thousands gather to celebrate the Mother Road, show off their vintage automobiles and step back in time to the 1950s with a celebration of Rock and Roll, bobby socks and poodle skirts.
www.theroadwanderer.net /66Illinois/spgfld.htm   (1378 words)

 Springfield IL -- Illinois State Capital City -- Community Information, Government Resources, Attractions and ...
The World War II Ilinois Veterans Memorial located in Illinois capital Springfield, was constructed to honor the 987,000 men and women from the State of Illinois who served our country during World War II.
The memorial's website provides information, photographs and the personal stories of Illinois WWII Vets, who are encouraged to submit their own stories for inclusion on the website.
Springfield Illinois is better known as the home of Abraham Lincoln.
www.springfield-il.com   (192 words)

 ipedia.com: Springfield, Illinois Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, a state of the United States of America.
It also is home to the Bunn Company, which makes the coffee materials and lies on two interstates (one used to be highway 36), and lies on historic Route 66.
Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.3% are under the age of 18 and 7.7% are 65 or older.
www.ipedia.com /springfield__illinois.html   (490 words)

 Illinois State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
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In 1969, the General Assembly voted to add the word "ILLINOIS" under the Great Seal of the flag.
The State's name was added to the flag to ensure that people not familiar with the Great Seal of Illinois would still recognize the banner.
www.50states.com /illinois.htm   (208 words)

 Springfield Illinois Community Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
In 1837 this young politician was instrumental in having the capital city moved to Springfield and political activities took place in the Old State Capital Building which is open for your visit.
Springfield is not just about history though we are fortunate to be historically rich.
There are sections on Springfield Illinois employment, IL newspapers, guides and directories and links to official state and city sites.
www.topologies.net   (447 words)

 Springfield Public Schools - Home
We are happy to present to you the students, staff and families that are Springfield Public School District 186.
Families are partners with us in the important work of shaping the future leaders of Springfield.
Springfield Public Schools tentative FY 2007 budget now available.
www.springfield.k12.il.us   (251 words)

 Springfield, Illinois Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
This Springfield, Illinois photographer featured listing has received 55 unique visitors in the past three months.
Click here to learn more about why a Marketingtool.com Springfield photography service featured listing is one of the best methods of advertising your business.
This photographer services: Springfield, Illinois from a local, regional or national office.
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 Online Springfield: The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial
History is not limited to the 19th century in Springfield.
This powerful granite monument and eternal flame pay tribute to the 2,972 Illinois residents who served in the Vietnam War and died or are still missing.
The memorial is located near the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
www.online-springfield.com /sites/vetmem.html   (63 words)

With more than 270 lodges in Illinois, Trooper's Lodge 41 is the second largest.
The Lodge is the voice of those who dedicated their lives to protecting and serving the many citizens of Illinois.
Trooper's Lodge 41 is dedicated to improving the working conditions of the men and women of the Illinois State Police through legislation and employee representation.
www.iltroopers41.org   (345 words)

 City of Springfield, Illinois
As Illinois' capital city, Springfield is a hub of government action, business activity, arts and cultural affairs.
With a City population of over 112,000, Springfield offers a great business climate, an expanding medical community, superb public services, and friendly, caring neighborhoods.
We think you will agree that Springfield is a wonderful place to visit, work and live.
www.springfield.il.us /main.htm   (314 words)

 Springfield College in Illinois (www.sci.edu)
The mission of Springfield College in Illinois is to provide students the best liberal arts education in the Ursuline tradition of a nurturing faith-based environment.
Benedictine University, is the first faith-based institution in the state's capital to offer associates in arts, baccalaureate and a master's degree.
Founded in 1929 by Catholic Ursuline Sisters, Springfield College is the city's first institution of higher learning.
www.sci.edu   (186 words)

 Springfield College in Illinois - Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
We feel that the unique opportunity to be an intercollegiate athlete provides students with valuable life-long learning experiences that will help them in their future careers.
On behalf ot the athletic program and all of the coaches at Springfield College, "Good luck to all of our area athletes on their upcoming season.
SCI is a member of the CCCI (Collegiate Conference of Central Illinois).
www.sci.edu /athletics.html   (228 words)

Illinois state is bordered by the states of Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
Illinois state is also bordered by the Great Lake of Lake Michigan.
"Opening the Abraham Lincoln library and museum [in Springfield, Illinois], President Bush said Tuesday that its mix of showmanship and scholarship should help generations rediscover the 16th president whose commitment to freedom for all embodies "the meaning and promise of America."...
www.havenworks.com /illinois   (3525 words)

 Springfield, Illinois (Cities)
Springfield, the state capital, is located in central Illinois in Sangamon County and serves as the county seat.
It lies south of Peoria along Interstate 72 and historic Route 66, on the banks of the Sangamon River near Lake Springfield.
The city is home to Robert Morris College, University of Illinois at Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College and Springfield College in Illinois among the several instituions of higher learning here.
www.ohwy.com /il/s/springfi.htm   (338 words)

 Illinois Department of Public Health Home Page
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, state public health director, announced a mosquito sample collected in DuPage County has been confirmed as the first positive test results in Illinois this year for West Nile virus.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Fitness Day, Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, state public health director, and Carol Adams, Illinois Department of Human Services Secretary, officially launched a State Agency Walking Challenge as part of Governor Rod R. Blagojevich’s Fit 4 Life initiative.
At a ceremony at the IDPH offices in Springfield, Dr. Whitaker emphasized the goal of both Fitness Day and the walking challenge to encourage state employees to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors such as incorporating physical activity into their daily lives.
www.idph.state.il.us   (417 words)

 General Information - Illinois State Fair
Illinois State Fair 2006" calls visitors to the 154th Illinois State Fair In addition to unveiling the theme, officials announced several changes for the 2006 event including the expansion of the Sale of Champions.
The fair, through the Illinois Department of Corrections, is offering commemorative park benches and picnic tables for sale to the public.
The Illinois State Fair is looking for musical talent as well as other performance artists to perform gratis at this year’s 2005 event.
www.agr.state.il.us /isf/index.php   (781 words)

 Welcome to the Illinois State Museum--Illinois State Museum
The Illinois State Museum promotes discovery, learning, and an appreciation of Illinois’ natural, cultural, and artistic heritage.
The Illinois State Museum is headquartered in Springfield with branch facilities throughout the state.
Changes reveals 500 million years of environmental change in Illinois through hands-on interactives, thousands of authentic fossils and natural history specimens, life-sized dioramas, and exciting audio and video effects.
www.museum.state.il.us   (136 words)

 Springfield Illinois Information and Fun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Commerce: Illinois is a leading producer of soybeans, corn and pork.
Illinois is ranked high in manufacturing, agriculture and coal mining.
This website is intended as a quick guide of Springfield, Illinois with some history and ample visitor’s information to help in planning your visit.
www.topologies.net /springfield.htm   (351 words)

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