A personal tour of the Lincoln Home National Historic Park

It was the only home that former President Abraham Lincoln ever owned. Take a trip back in time to historic Springfield, IL, with a visit to Lincoln Home Historic Park. Amber gives us a preview of what we can expect:

About the Lincoln Home:

  • Lincoln Home National Historic Park
  • Daily tours 8:30 – 5pm (last tour at 4:30pm)
  • The home was built in 1839.
  • The Lincoln’s (Abe, Mary Todd, and Robert) moved in to the home in 1844.
  • October 9, 1972 – President Richard Nixon signed the legislation authorizing the establishment of the Lincoln Home as a National Historic Site.
  • Three of Lincoln’s four sons were born and one died in this house.
  • Located in the four-block National Historic Site.
  • Contains furnishing appropriate to the period when occupied by the Lincolns, including some pieces original to the Lincoln family.
  • The only national historic site in the state of Illinois.
  • For more information, visit www.visitspringfieldillinois.com