Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Description

The only home Lincoln ever owned is this modest, two-story frame house he purchased for $1,200. It is decorated with period furnishings. Tour the parlor where he was asked to run for president. Lincoln would spread his papers on the parlor floor to read as no chair comfortably accommodated his lanky stature.

Address

413 S Eighth St
426 S Seventh St (Visitor Ctr)
Springfield, IL 62701

Lat/Long

39.79807400, -89.64619600
Visit Website
(217) 492-4241

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