City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Lyon / Rosenwald House

Lyon / Rosenwald House

413 South 8th Street, Springfield, IL

The Lyon House was constructed ca. 1850s. In 1860, the house was occupied by Henson Lyon, his son Thomas, Huldah Burge and her three children, and Miss H. M. Sotches. Lyon was a retired farmer and land speculator. There are no historic photos of this property. The Lyon House was restored prior to NPS acquisition. The Lyon House contains LIHO Administration offices. Located in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO). Telephone number 217-492-4241. This house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.