City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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James Morse House

James Morse House

818 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL


Builder-James Morse

Circa-1855 The James Morse House was home to Mr. James Morse and family from 1855-1880. The house is on the grounds of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and portrays an example residential construction featuring 2 stories above grade as is exhibited in associated structures in the area including the domicile of the Lincoln family. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.