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With its mature landscapes and wide, country lane-style streets, Pillsbury is a walkable community. Homes along the western border of this peaceful neighborhood are within walking distance of a scenic park.
Pillsbury encompasses zip code 62702. The community is bounded by North Grand Avenue East on the north, North 19th Street on the east, East Carpenter Street on the south, and North 11th Street on the West.
Of the many appealing aspects of living in Pillsbury is Enos Park, which sits just outside of Pillsbury to the west. This picturesque community park features a walking trail, an expansive grassy field, and plenty of mature shade trees that shelter picnicking areas. Further to the west of Enos is Gehrmann Park, which has a playground in addition to hiking trails and picnic sites.
Just over the northern border of Pillsbury is Lanphier Park, which is part of Lanphier High School. The park has tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and a football field. The baseball field is home to the Springfield Sliders.
History buffs enjoy traveling to the northwest of Pillsbury and visiting the Lincoln’s Tomb State Historic Site. Located in Oak Ridge Cemetery, this is the final resting place of the United State’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, and his family. Lincoln’s tomb was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960, and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. The tomb is constructed of granite and sits in the center of over 12 acres of forestland.
Lincoln Park is located to the north of the cemetery, and features baseball diamonds, a soccer field, and tennis courts.