Oak Ridge Cemetery

Lashonda Fitch, Executive Director
A Department of the City of Springfield

 James O. Langfelder, Mayor

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Lincoln's Tomb

Lincoln Bust

Dedicated in 1874, Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their Bust of Lincoln outside the tomb.four sons, Edward, William, and Thomas. The eldest son, Robert T. Lincoln, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Also on the site is the public receiving vault, constructed ca. 1860, the scene of funeral services for Abraham Lincoln on May 4, 1865. In 1960 the Tomb was designated a National Historic Landmark and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.

Hours

  • March - October: Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • November - February: Daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • June - August: Tuesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

More Information on the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site, click Here (http://www.lincolntomb.org/).


Lincoln burian art
Lincoln's Vault


Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge Cemetery is the largest Municipal cemetery in Illinois with 365 acres and is the second most visited cemetery in the United States. Oak Ridge Cemetery is a self-supporting city cemetery without sales representatives. Sales are encouraged by maintaining reasonable prices and by providing good care and maintenance.