"There I Grew Up..."  A. Lincoln

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.

Park rangers in period clothing demonstrate farm life with historic tools and techniques.

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.

Pioneer Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln is buried.

Nancy Hanks Lincoln Gravesite

In 1879, Peter Studebaker donated $50 for this tombstone to mark the location of Abraham Lincoln's mother's grave.

Memorial to Abraham Lincoln and his family

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.

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Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552

Phone:

(812) 937-4541

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