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Springfield, Illinois, 1867

Springfield, the capital of Illinois in 1867, was a bit quieter than it is today

CREDIT: Ruger, Albert. “Springfield, Illinois 1867. Drawn from nature by A. Ruger,” 1867. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. Call Number G4104.S5A3 1867 .R8 Rug 35.



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