Springfield, Illinois: Lincoln Country
Learning more about Lincoln
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Tour the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. The Lincolns lived in the Greek Revival-style house from 1844 to 1861, when they left for the White House. Some 50 items have been authenticated as belonging to the Lincolns. Costumed interpreters (left) guide your visit.
Springfield Walks Arrange a 10-minute talk if you're pressed for time, or join walking tours that last 90 minutes to 2.5 hours. Themed tours include "Lincoln's Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore" and "Mr. Lincoln's Bicentennial Springfield Walk."