"There I Grew Up..." A. Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln spent fourteen years of his life and grew from youth into manhood (1816-1830) on this southern Indiana soil. Many of the character traits and moral values that made Abraham one of the world's most respected leaders were formed and nurtured here.
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.Read More
Nancy Hanks Lincoln's Gravesite
In 1879 this marker was placed at the gravesite of Abraham Lincoln's mother marking her final resting-place on the hill south of where they lived.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Did You Know?
An early proposal for the memorial building, by Thomas Hibben, who had designed the bronze cabin site memorial, included a structure with four square courts totaling 200 square feet surrounding a 150 foot tall tower housing a large pipe organ.