• 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?

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.