"There I Grew Up..."  A. Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil.  Many character and moral traits of one of the world's most respected leaders was formed and nurtured here.  Explore Lincoln's boyhood and learn about the boy, who would one day, became the leader of our nation.


Grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's mother

Nancy Hanks Lincoln's Gravesite

Visit the gravesite of Abraham Lincoln's mother on the hill south of where the Lincoln's lived.

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Every Kid in a Park Pass

Every Kid in a Park

Fourth graders can earn a free pass to visit public lands with their families! Complete a fun activity to get your pass and start exploring.

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Cabin at the Living Historical Farm in springtime

Lessons about Lincoln

Explore with your class pioneer life and more with our lesson plans.

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Junior Ranger and Mom using yoke to carry water buckets

Be a Junior Ranger

Participating in the Junior Ranger program allows children and their families an opportunity to explore, learn and protect their national parks.

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Collage of Trading Cards

Trading Cards for Kids

Discover more than 500 stories about America's journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.

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Indiana Panel: 1816-1830

The Boyhood Days of Abraham Lincoln

Among the more outstanding features of the park are the five sculptured panels of the Memorial Building. They are the work of E.H. Daniels.

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