• Memorial Visitor Center

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana

"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. 

Did You Know?

A sculptured panel in it's early stages

Each of the sculptured panels on the exterior of the Memorial Visitor Center was carved from solid 10 ton blocks of limestone that measure 8 feet tall by 13 ½ feet wide.