Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil. Many character and moral traits of one of the world's most respected leaders was formed and nurtured here. Explore Lincoln's boyhood and learn about the boy who would one day become the leader of our nation.
"There I Grew Up..." A. Lincoln
Re-created 1820s homestead
The homestead is typical of the of the 1820s. It is located on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln.
Cabin Site Memorial
A bronze casting of sill logs and fireplace hearthstones symbolizes a cabin that the Lincolns began building in 1829.
Memorial Building with Sculptured Panels
The Memorial Building is Indiana's effort to memorialize Abraham Lincoln. Completed in 1943, it was built in the spirit of Indiana in 1816.
Last updated: December 6, 2018