City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Solomon Allen Barn

Solomon Allen Barn

530 South 8th Street, Springfield, IL

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

On the National Register.

Solomon Allen, a gunsmith, owned and lived in a house on the property in the 1850’s & 1860’s. Allen was a neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. Today, the barn is all that remains on the property.