Welcome to Illinois

Since the 1800s, the state of Illinois has been an important U.S. social, cultural, and political center, a critical national transportation hub, and a source of great agricultural and industrial production. Chicago, the largest city in the state, is the third most populous U.S. city. Springfield, the state capital, is where young President Abraham Lincoln practiced law and was elected to the legislature. The city is home to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Other state highlights include the scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, Underground Railroad history, the initial stretch of classic Route 66, and the architecture, food, and many attractions of Chicago.

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