• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

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  • Lincoln Home Tours During Busy Season

    Please be advised that tours of the Lincoln home fill rapidly during our busy summer season. We suggest that you visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Visitor Center early in the day for your best opportunity to receive a tour of the Lincoln home.

Links to Other Lincoln Websites

Besides the Lincoln Home National Historic Site [NHS] there are five other units in the National Park System dedicated to Abraham Lincoln. There are numerous state historical sites [SHS] and State Parks in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and other states that are dedicated to Abraham Lincoln. There are several online depositories of Abraham Lincoln’s speeches, writings, and court cases. The links below are just a small sample of the websites dedicated to Abraham Lincoln.

Units in the National Park System


Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHS

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Lincoln-Herndon Law Office SHS

Ford’s Theatre NHS

Old State Capitol SHS

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Tomb SHS

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Lincoln’s New Salem SHS


Lincoln Log Cabin SHS

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

Vandalia Statehouse SHS

Abraham Lincoln On-Line

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Lincoln Legal Papers


The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Homestead State Park

Lincoln This Day


The Lincoln Institute

Lincoln State Park

Library of Congress:
Mr. Lincoln Virtual Library

Other Websites of Interest

Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

Library of Congress:
Gettysburg Address

Lincoln Memorial University Museum

The White House Website
Biography of Abraham Lincoln

National Archives

Lincoln Organizations

Looking for Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Association

Robert Lincoln’s Hildene

The Lincoln Forum

The Lincoln Museum—Fort Wayne, IN

Did You Know?

Photo of Model of Lincoln's Patent

Abraham Lincoln is the only president to hold a patent. His patent was for a system of chambers designed to refloat boats that had run aground. He received Patent No. 6469 on May 22, 1849. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois