Vachel Lindsay Home


This lovely home is the restored birthplace of poet Vachel Lindsay. He was the first American poet invited to recite at Oxford University and the author of poems such as "The Congo." As a young man, Lindsay would recite his poems in exchange for room and board.


603 S. 5th Street
Old Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701


39.79586300, -89.64975000
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