City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Jessie K. DuBois House

Jessie K. DuBois House

519 South 8th Street, Springfield, IL

Present owner: U. S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service, Lincoln Home Site

Built in 1859, the house was the residence of Jesse K. DuBois until 1864. DuBois was State Auditor and a neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. He was also a close friend of Lincoln, and named his son after him. It is now a museum structure, located in the National Park Service, Lincoln Home Site.