Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

The State of Illinois

The State Capitol at Springfield, Illinois

This postcard is unused.

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The Illinois State Capitol is the building that houses the executive and legislative branches of the government of the U.S. state of Illinois. The current building is the sixth capitol of the state since its admission to the U.S. in 1818. Ground was first broken for the new capitol on March 11, 1869, and it was completed twenty years later for a total cost of $4,500,000.

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