Husband, Father, Neighbor, and President

Abraham Lincoln believed in the ideal that everyone in America should have the opportunity to improve their economic and social condition.  Lincoln’s life was the embodiment of that idea.  We know him as the sixteenth president but he was also a spouse, parent, and neighbor who experienced the same hopes, dreams, and challenges of life that are still experienced by many people today.

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Chat with Rangers via Distance Learning

Visit Lincoln Home from your home or classroom!

Front door of the Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour through the Lincoln Home.

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Become a Junior Ranger!

Become a Junior Ranger by taking a virtual trip back in time and test your Lincoln knowledge.

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Explore the Lincoln Neighborhood

Explore the historic neighborhood where Abraham Lincoln and his family lived for 17 years.

Last updated: September 1, 2020

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Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Phone:

(217) 492-4241

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