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Wally Henderson - IHPA legacy

Earl (Wally) Henderson is an architect who has worked on a variety of historical preservation and restoration projects in the Springfield, IL area. One of the biggest projects of his career was the restoration of the Old State Capitol. Henderson's architecture firm helped restore and expand the Old State Capitol to include an underground parking lot and facility for the State Historical Library. In addition to his extensive work with the Old State Capitol, Henderson also helped with the restoration of the Abe Lincoln home in Springfield.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Mr. Henderson’s early life and renovation of the Old State Capitol.

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Mr. Henderson’s activities in years following Capitol renovation


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