• Memorial Visitor Center

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana



Getting Here:  Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is just outside Lincoln City, IN.  From I-64, take exit 57A.  Go south on U.S. 231 to the Santa Claus/Gentryville exit.  Turn right (west) on Ind. 162; go 2 1/2 miles to the park entrance on the right


You'll find many Lincoln Boyhood topics covered in depth in our free park publications. All publications on this page are in Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF) format, and can be printed on your printer.


Did You Know?

Civil War Veteran visiting the gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

In 1868, a Civil War veteran named William Q. Corbin visited the boyhood home of his former commander-in-chief. Corbin was dismayed by the unkempt appearance of Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s gravesite and wrote a poem. It was among the first known public accounts of the grave’s condition.