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.
Abraham Lincoln gave hundreds of speeches in his lifetime. Below are some of his important speeches.
Peoria Speech, October 16, 1854
House Divided Speech, June 16, 1858
Cooper Union Address, February 27, 1860
Farewell to Springfield, February 11, 1861
Address at Independence Hall, February 22, 1861
First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861
Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln and his family owned a pet dog while they lived in Springfield. Fido, a retriever/shepherd mix lived with the Lincoln's until they left for Washington D.C. Fido remained in Springfield with family friends. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois