• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

Pets

Fido, Lincoln family pet

The Lincoln's had a dog named "Fido."

NPS Photo

Dogs are allowed in the historic Lincoln era neighborhood, but must be kept on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in any of the park's historic buildings including the Lincoln Home and the park's Visitor Center, with the exception of professionally trained guide dogs.

Pet excrement must be immediately collected by the pet handler and disposed of in a trash receptacle. Pets should not be left unattended in vehicles or RVs.

Did You Know?

Arnold House

The Arnold House was once the home of Charles Arnold who was the local county sheriff, a miller, and neighbor to Mr. Lincoln in the 1850s. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois