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Charles Arnold House

Charles Arnold House

810 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL

Charles Arnold, A political ally of Abraham Lincoln, resided at 500 S. 8th Street from 1850-1879.  He served twice as the County Sheriff on the Whig Ticket.  The house was used as a school and in September of 1841, the Evangelical Lutheran congregation was organized at this location.