• 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.


Nature and Science

Wood Frog

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The lack of any riparian areas in the park exclude many species of Amphibians. When walking through Lincoln Home National Historic Site at night you will occasionally hear Tree Frogs singing from the brush and trees which are interspersed throughout the historic buildings.

Did You Know?


On October 3, 1863 Abraham Lincoln invited his fellow Americans "to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November.... as a day of Thanksgiving....." Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois