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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Hodgenville, Kentucky

Visitors come here to catch a glimpse into the formative years of Abraham Lincoln, the...
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum

Harrogate, Tennessee

Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee,...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Springfield, Illinois

The Illinois State Historical Library was created in 1889 by the Illinois General...
Apple River Fort

Elizabeth, Illinois

The war, which lasted only 16 weeks, ended the threat of Indian attacks in the area and...
David Wills House

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Civil War came to the doorstep of the Wills home in 1863. During the Confederate...
Executive Mansion

Springfield, Illinois

Carefully restored in 1971, the building houses many treasures. When you walk inside, you...
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

In 1861, theatre entrepreneur John T. Ford leased the First Baptist Church and converted...
Fort Jefferson National Park

Dry Tortugas, Florida

The construction of the fort began in 1846 and was planned and supervised by the U.S....
Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg in the summer of 1863 ended General Robert...
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Lincoln City, Indiana

At the Memorial Visitor Center, visitors can watch a15 minute orientation film and walk...
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Charleston, Illinois

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham...
Lincoln Family Church

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln family began attending the church in 1850 after the death of three-year-old...
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln left his home of seventeen years to serve as president of a nation on the...
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

Lerna, Illinois

Today, Lincoln Log Cabin is an 86-acre historic site that is owned and operated by the...
Lincoln Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory...
Lincoln Museum

Hodgenville, Kentucky

The museum's main exhibits include a dozen dioramas of pivotal times in the life of the...
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

Petersburg, Illinois

Everyone acquainted with the Village of New Salem realizes it is more than a collection...
Lincoln's Tomb

Springfield, Illinois

The 117-foot Tomb, designed by sculptor Larkin Mead, is constructed of brick sheathed...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices are within the only remaining building in which Abraham...
Macon County Historical Museum And Prairie Village

Decatur, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln and his family made Macon County their first home in Illinois after...
Mary Todd Lincoln House

Lexington, Kentucky

Mary Todd was not born at this house but moved here with her family in 1832 when she was...
Maryland State House

Annapolis, Maryland

The Maryland State House is the oldest state capitol still in continuous legislative use...
Mount Pulaski Courthouse

Mount Pulaski, Illinois

The two-story brick building stands at the center of the Mount Pulaski public square. The...
National Underground Railroad & Freedom Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

The Freedom Center's physical location in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, is just a few steps...
Petersen House

Washington, District Of Columbia

At 7:22am on April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died on a bed in the Petersen...
President Lincoln's Cottage

Washington, District Of Columbia

During the Civil War, President Lincoln and his family resided here from June to November...
Presidential Museum Of Odessa

Odessa, Texas

The Presidential Museum is unique in that it is the only museum in the United States...
Stephen Douglas Tomb

Chicago, Illinois

The Douglas Monument Association was organized in 1861 to build a suitable memorial at...
Vermillion County Museum and Fithian House

Danville, Illinois

The true house Museum is housed in a home built by pioneer physician William Fithian, who...