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Join us for a scavenger hunt in downtown Springfield to find President Lincoln's hidden hats.

Start the adventure by picking up a pocket-sized Abe's Hat Hunt booklet containing a map, clues and stickers at any of the four locations below. Then start your detective work by visiting at least 5 of the 10 sticker stops.

How to Play

Visit at least 5 of the 10 Hat Hunt sites, spot the hidden hat, and match the correct hat color to the cooresponding location. Once you've successfully filled your booklet, head to a redemption center to collect your Abe-mazing prize.



  Booklet & Prize Redemption Locations

  • Springfield Visitors Center
    1 S. Old State Capitol Plaza - M-F ● 9am - 5pm
  • Lincoln Home Visitor Center
    426 S. 7th Street - Daily ● 8:30am - 5pm
  • Dana-Thomas House
    301 E. Lawrence Ave. - M-Tu ● 10:00am - 2:00pm; Wed-Sun ● 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
    212 N. 6th Street - Daily ● 9:00am - 4:30pm

  Abe's Hat Hunt Sticker Stops

  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
  • Dana-Thomas House / A Frank Lloyd Wright Design
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Illinois Governor's Mansion
  • Illinois State Capitol
  • Lincoln Depot
  • Lincoln Home Visitor Center
  • Old State Capitol
  • Union Station / Union Square Park
  • Vachel Lindsay Home




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