• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

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  • Visitor Parking Lot Closed on October 1

    Be advised that the Lincoln Home visitor parking lot will be closed on Wednesday, October 1, for maintenance. There are a number of parking alternatives nearby including, metered street parking and parking garages. Call 217-391-3221 for suggestions.

For Teachers

Lincoln Home NHS USCT Youth Education Program 2013

United States Colored Troops Youth Education Program at Lincoln Home NHS, Summer 2013

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The Lincoln Home has been the destination for generations of teachers and students. Today, Lincoln Home National Historic Site continues to provide resources to teachers, from the ever popular field trips, to on line lesson plans, to teacher workshops, we take advantage of every opportunity to assist educators in presenting information on the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln to today's learners.

 
Lincoln Home NHS Park Ranger with school group in the Lincoln back yard, early 1990s
Lincoln Home NHS Park Ranger with school group in the Lincoln back yard, early 1990s.
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Students waiting to enter the Lincoln home in 1974.
Students waiting to enter the Lincoln home, 1974.
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Students and adults in front of the Lincoln home, 1877.
Students and adults in front of the Lincoln home, 1877.
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Did You Know?

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Lincoln never returned to the family home in Springfield after the death of Abraham Lincoln. She instead lived in Chicago and in Europe until returning to her sister's house in Springfield later in life. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois