"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.

Ewes with their lambs grazing in the pasture field.

Visit with Farm Animals

During your visit to the park's Living Historical Farm be on the lookout for our sheep, cows, horses, and chickens!

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.

Kid showing Junior Rangers badges on his hat

For Kids

Suggestions for young visitors and their families

Memorial Visitor Center sign in front of the Memorial Building

Cool off on those hot summer days

The Memorial Building is air conditioned and provides a wonderful break during hot summer days. Enjoy the Memorial Halls, museum and movie.

Three ladies in pioneer dress hoeing around plants in a garden

Farm Activities - Hoeing!

Planting and taking care of the kitchen garden is an every day chore. Volunteers and park staff in period dress interpret pioneer life.

Last updated: July 16, 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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