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.
Lincoln on Presidents
February 12, 1861: Lawrenceburg, Indiana
During Inaugural Train Trip to Washington D. C.
If the politicians and leaders of parties were as true as the people, there would be little fear that the peace of the country would be disturbed. I have been selected to fill an important office for a brief period, and am now, in your eyes, invested with an influence which will soon pass away; but should my administration prove to be a very wicked one, or what is more probable, a very foolish one, if you, the people, are but true to yourselves and to the Constitution, there is but little harm I can do, thank God!
Did You Know?
In 1909, President Lincoln appeared on a one-cent coin and became the first American president to have his face appear on a regular-issue American coin. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois