• 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.

Photos & Multimedia

Filming of "Mr. Lincoln's Springfield" 1976
Filming of the first Lincoln Home NHS interpretive film "Mr. Lincoln's Springfield," in 1976. The film stared Stuart Germain as a photographer documenting Lincoln's Springfield home shortly after Lincoln's 1860 presidential election.
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Did You Know?

Photo of Model of Lincoln's Patent

Abraham Lincoln is the only president to hold a patent. His patent was for a system of chambers designed to refloat boats that had run aground. He received Patent No. 6469 on May 22, 1849. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois