Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site


This historic village of Abraham Lincoln's early adulthood recreates the life and times of the future president in the 1830s. Twelve log houses, a tavern, ten workshops, stores, mills, and a school have been reconstructed. Special events, craft demonstrations, and theater hosted. Admission free; self-guided tours. Campground on-site.


15588 History Lane
2 mi S of Petersburg on Rt 97
Petersburg, IL 62675


39.97885300, -89.84736200
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(217) 632-4000

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