Husband, Father, Neighbor, and President

Abraham Lincoln believed in the ideal that everyone in America should have the opportunity to improve their economic and social condition.  Lincoln’s life was the embodiment of that idea.  We know him as the sixteenth president but he was also a spouse, parent, and neighbor who experienced the same hopes, dreams, and challenges of life that are still experienced by many people today.

Front door of the Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour through the Lincoln Home.

Park Ranger and kids doing a craft activity

Become a Junior Ranger!

Become a Junior Ranger by taking a virtual trip back in time and test your Lincoln knowledge.

Image of the Lincoln Home Neighborhood

Explore the Lincoln Neighborhood

Explore the historic neighborhood where Abraham Lincoln and his family lived for 17 years.

Image of Lincoln's writing desk

Virtual Museum Exhibit

Take a look at artifacts that tell the story of the Lincoln family and their home in Springfield, Illinois.

Last updated: April 27, 2020

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