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Springfield is lucky to be home of Springfield Walks. Garrett and his team of tour guides, have been sharing the history and mystery of Lincoln’s Springfield for the past 16 years! You can enjoy an evening in Springfield, IL as you walk in Lincoln's Footsteps and hear amazing historical stories.


Lincoln’s Ghost Walk Legends & Lore

This 90-minute lantern lit walk uses the Lincoln sites as the backdrop for the strange and bizarre stories surrounding Lincoln’s life and his death. Including Lincoln’s bizarre dreams of death, spiritualism and séances in the White House and skullduggery at the tomb site! This is a factual history tour that includes the ghostly lore surrounding the Lincoln’s. Not scary and is suitable for all ages.

March 14 – September 30: Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30 pm

October: Friday & Saturday only at 7:30 pm

The Lincoln Experience

You’ll hear stories of Lincoln; the father, husband, lawyer and aspiring politician. A half day private guided tour that moves at your pace. Hear Lincoln history and stories well beyond the constraints of site interpreters. You’ll hear about Lincoln's rise in politics, his career, his final resting place, and much more. 

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Aristocracy Hill Haunted History Tour

This 2.5 hour tour goes through the historic Old Aristocracy Hill neighborhood in Springfield.  You'll hear stories of seances, ghosts, hidden cemeteries and more.  You'll also learn about hangings, a race riot & Springfield's Doctor Frankenstein (sort of).   Sure to be a hair-raising experience.

Select dates during the Summer at 7:30pm

October: Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm

For more info on Springfield Walks, click here.