• Memorial Visitor Center

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana

Audio Files

Superintendent's Welcome

Thomas Lincoln
Learn about Abraham Lincoln's father and his influence on the future president's life. Download this file and listen to it in the Memorial Visitor Center museum.

Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Learn about Abraham Lincoln's mother and her influence on the future president's life. Download this file and listen to it in the Memorial Visitor Center museum.

Sarah Bush Lincoln
Learn about Abraham Lincoln's stepmother and her influence on the future president's life. Download this file and listen to it in the Memorial Visitor Center museum.

Sarah Lincoln
Learn about Abraham Lincoln's sister. Download this file and listen to it in the Memorial Visitor Center museum.

White Snakeroot
Learn about the plant that caused milksickness that killed Abraham Lincoln's mother. Download this file and listen to it in the Memorial Visitor Center museum or at the gravesite.

**If the file does not play, right click on the link then click "save target as" to save it to your computer. It should open from there.**

Did You Know?

Fredrick Law Olmsted, Jr. (center)

The memorial landscape design was conceived of by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. He envisioned a memorial of strength and simplicity, sentiment and reason. He wanted the memorial to remain simple, so as not to overwhelm the "familiar associations" of the area with the Lincolns.