Locate microfilm of Illinois newspapers.
From the Sangamon County Clerk, this database is an index to Sangamon County birth records 75 years old and older. Contact the clerk's office for the record or the Illinois Regional Archives Depository at the University of Illinois Springfield has Sangamon County birth records from 1860 to 1917.
Several volumes of interment records for Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois have been digitized and made available online at the Illinois Digital Archives. Each volume entry includes the name of the deceased, date of death, age at death, cause of death, designation of the grave location through a combination of block, lot, range, and grave numbers, place of birth, and remarks.
Created by the Sangamon County Historical Society to put the rich history of Sangamon County — home of Abraham Lincoln and the capital of Illinois — at people’s fingertips.
Sangamon Experience includes a 5,300-square-foot interactive exhibition space at UIS, a dynamic website to share and promote local historical activities, online historical research, and customized community partnerships.
IFLODD documents the ultimate sacrifice of more than 800 Illinois firefighters over the past 150 years.
The database is searchable by name and agency.
The Springfield Sports Hall of Fame honors and highlights the city's finest athletes, historic high school teams and supporters who have helped make local sports programs a success.
A website with information about the Lithuanian diaspora in Springfield, including information about prominent institutions and families.
Administered by the National Park Service, the program was established in 2001 and is dedicated to preserving the special places and stories of the historic highway. This page includes photos, information on Route 66 organizations, and National Register of Historic Places applications for sites in Illinois.
A report compiled from a meeting held on September 30, 2005, by the Economic Development Council and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting was held to collect ideas from neighborhood residents, city officials, business owners, environmental consultants, and real estate developers on how to reuse the vacant property.
This is an environmental site assessment report prepared for Ley Properties Management, April 4, 2008.
This study documents the dramatic changes in the presence and populations of bird species in Sangamon County. The Research eSeries showcases the research of scientists and other staff of the Illinois State Museum and is available in searchable Portable Document Format (PDF) free of charge.