Lincoln Traveling Trunk
The trunks are available for loan to schools to provide an opportunity for students to explore the life of Abraham Lincoln from his birth in a log cabin, to his pioneer years as a boy, to his election as our 16th president. The trunks contain reproducation period items such as a writing slate, clay marbles, a log cabin model, clothing, curriculum guides, videos, and numerous other items respresenting Lincoln's Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois years.
Traveling Trunk policies
For more information and to reserve a Traveling Trunk for your school call the park at 812-937-4541.
Did You Know?
The Visitor Center was designed to be made out of Indiana materials available in the early 19th century.The handcut limestone came from Bloomington;the state Department of Conservation furnished the native timbers and finished lumber; and the cherry table, chairs, benches,and pews were custom made.