Lincoln Home National Historic Site offers special events and programs to the public throughout the year. During Living History demonstrations, Living History reenactors dress in period clothing, perform historical demonstrations such as laundry and toy demonstrations, answer visitor questions, and lead other interpretive programs and activities.
History Comes Alive: June 3, 2022 - August 7, 2022
Learn about and play historic games with a ranger.
Stories from Lincoln’s Springfield
Tempering Temperance: Alcohol in the 1800s
A performance with 1800s costumed interpreters about the temperance movement, which focused on limiting or ending the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Freedom Seekers Stories of the Underground Railroad
A performance with costumed interpreters about the Underground Railroad.
Soothing Syrups: 1800s Medicine
A performance with costumed interpreters focusing on medicine in the 1800s.
Mary and Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Neighborhood
Mary and Abraham Lincoln are taking a walk around the historic area, stop and say hello!
History Cooks! Food of Lincoln’s Springfield
Learn and sample the foods the Lincoln family would have eaten and prepared with the Lincoln Land Community College Culinary Arts Program.
If you would like to learn more about what it was like to live during Lincoln’s era, we also encourage you to check out our History & Culture pages.
Last updated: May 25, 2022