• 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.

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?

Lincoln home model

The Lincoln home was built in 1839 as a one-and-a-half story cottage. The house was later expanded by the Lincoln family to a full two-stories. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois