"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.

Inside a log cabin at night lit by candles and fire from the fireplace

Candlelight Evenings

Visit the farm Nov. 16, Dec 21, Jan 18 from 4:30-8 pm to experience what evenings were like for pioneers in the early 1800s.

Kid showing multiple Junior Ranger badges on his hat

Become a Junior ranger

Suggestions for young visitors and their families.

log cabin with split rail fence all covered with snow

Farm in the Winter

In the winter the farm in an exhibit in place. Visitors can see the layout of our 1820s farm while browsing the site where Lincoln grew up.

Man in black jacket and jeans walking on a snow covered trail next to split rail fence

Good Fun/Good Health

Looking forward to winter hiking? Bundle up and hit the park trails and get a dose of the good fun and good health of outdoor exercise.

Memorial marking the site of one of the Lincoln Cabins

Cabin Site Memorial

A bronze casting of sill logs and fireplace hearthstones symbolizes a cabin that the Lincolns began building in 1829.

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.

Last updated: December 1, 2019

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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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