• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

History & Culture

Around the world Abraham Lincoln is a symbol of liberty and equality of opportunity. His journey through life began in humble surroundings in a log cabin in Kentucky and ended as President of the United States in the White House. To learn more about Abraham Lincoln and his journey you may want to begin by examining Lincoln Home Site Bulletins and then read about Lincoln's Legacy. You may also find the links below helpful.

Lincoln Quotes

Essays on Lincoln's Life

Lincoln Speeches

The Formative Years 1809-1830

Quotes from Speeches and Letters

Lincoln's New Salem 1830-1837

Lincoln on Slavery

The Lincolns in Springfield 1837-1847

Lincoln on Secession

Congressman Lincoln 1847-1849

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

The Lincolns in Springfield 1849-1861

The Battles-Lincoln Responds

The War Years 1861-1865

Lincoln Autobiographical Statements

Political Career 1830-1860

1858 for Directory of Congress

The Making of a Candidate

1859 for Chester County Times

Lincoln's Arguments at Cooper Union

1860 for Chicago Press and Tribune

Lincoln's Legacy

Photo Tours

Lincoln Family

Lincoln Home

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Neighborhood

Mary Lincoln

Lincoln Home Through the Years

Robert Todd Lincoln

Edward Baker "Eddie"Lincoln

Photo Essays

William Wallace "Willie" Lincoln

Life of Lincoln

Thomas "Tad" Lincoln

Lincoln, Grant, & the Election of 1864

Family Pets and Animals

Lincoln Chronologies

Thomas Lincoln [Father]

Lincoln Chronology

Nancy Hanks Lincoln [Mother]

Lincoln Home Chronology

Sarah Bush Lincoln [Stepmother]

Other Pages of Interest

More About Mary Lincoln

Lincoln's Homes

Courtship and Marriage

Leslie Drawings

Mary's Loyalty to the Union

Lincoln Facts

Mary's Wedding Ring

Links to Other Lincoln Web Pages

The Insanity File


Learn more about Abraham Lincoln's political and legal careers, his home, and his family in a virtual exhibit. Abraham, Mary, and their sons Robert, Eddie, Willie, and Tad lived at their home on the corner of Eighth and Jackson Streets in Springfield, IL for seventeen years. Take a tour of the house, see the toys the boys played with, find a recipe for Mary Lincoln's white cake, and learn more about what has happened to Lincoln's image and his home since the family left for Washington in 1861.

A. Lincoln

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