History Comes Alive-Flag Lowering Ceremony at Lincoln's Tomb | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

June 4, 2024 - July 30, 2024
Pre-ceremony 6pm; Flag lowering 7pm (Tuesdays)

Lincoln Tomb
1500 Monument Ave Springfield, IL 62703




You won't want to miss witnessing this very special event! The 114th RegimentIllinois Volunteer Infantry performs Civil War drills, firing of muskets, and a
reverent flag lowering ceremony in front of the Lincoln Tomb. Each week the flag is presented to one person in attendance.

The pre-ceremony kicks off at 6pm every Tuesday with a concert from the Civil War Era band. At 6:30pm President Grant's "Tomb Dedication Speech" will be read.  The flag lowering takes place at 7pm