Prairies and Grasslands
Reminiscent of the pre-settlement landscape are some species in the neighborhood like the hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) and wild strawberries (Fragaria virginana), but overall, the Lincoln Home and neighborhood have been restored and maintained to reflect the years of Mr. Lincoln’s residency, from 1844 - 1861.
Did You Know?
Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, Illinois preserves, protects, and interprets for current and future generations the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois