Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Illinois

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Lincoln Home in Springfield IL

Lincoln Home; national historic site in Springfield IL.  Photo by Max Anderson /Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

The Lincoln Home in Springfield, Illinois, is a National Historic Site that has been completely restored to its original 1860 appearance. Abraham Lincoln left this home in 1861 to serve as the 16th President of the United States.

"Land of Lincoln" is the official state slogan of Illinois (designated in 1955).

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Statue of young Lincoln; Chicago  Photo by Alanscottwalker/Wikipedia (public domain image).

Statue of young Lincoln in Chicago

Sketch of young Abe Lincoln (public domain image on Wikipedia).

Sketch of young Abe Lincoln