Illinois State Fairgrounds

Jct. of Sangamon Ave. and Peoria Rd.
Springfield, Illinois

Historic Document

Illinois State Fairgrounds is located in Sangamon County, Illinois certified as a historic location on Monday May 14, 1990. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Recreation And Culture, more specifically a Fair. Illinois State Fairgrounds was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event and its significance in Entertainment/Recreation, Agriculture.

Illinois State Fairgrounds Information

Other Name: Historic Fairgrounds in Illinois MPS
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1894, 1924
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hammond,Charles Herrick
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Illinois State Fairgrounds Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 3660
Number of historically contributing buildings: 61
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 87
Number of noncontributing sites: 3
Number of noncontributing structures: 12
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Springfield Historic Locations Sangamon County Historic Locations Illinois Historic Locations