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    Abe's Perfect Journey

FOLLOW LINCOLN'S STEPS AND SEE THE WORLD THROUGH

Lincoln's Eyes

Visit Springfield to explore the largest collection of Abraham Lincoln historic attractions anywhere in the country, letting you step back in time to walk in the footsteps of our legendary 16th President.

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Born February 12, 1809 in the rugged Kentucky frontier, Lincoln's story is a true American story, born without wealth and living in a one room cabin to his rise to the White House. Here you will learn about Lincoln the husband, father and neighbor, in the city where Lincoln spent his life before his journey took him to Washington.

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THERE ARE OVER 13,000 ARTIFACTS LOCATED AT
THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, a majestic commemoration to Lincoln's life, is unlike any other presidential museum in the country. Lincoln's story, told through special effect theaters, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind artifacts will leave even the faintest museum fan amazed.



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THE MUSEUM STORE? WE DARE YOU TO NOT FIND SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO HAVE!

Lincoln Historic Sites

The Lincoln historic attractions in and around the city enhance your discover of Lincoln.



There's the recreated 1830s log cabin village at Lincoln's New Salem, where Lincoln lived from 1831 to 1837, and the national park that is Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the only home the Lincolns would ever own.

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ROUTE 66 LIVING LEGENDS OF SPRINGFIELD ADVENTURE BEGIN!

You'll meet Lincoln the business owner, Postmaster General, Surveyor - the man before his political rise and hear about his incredible humor, love for his children, warmth towards his neighbors....and his tendency to be late for dinner.

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Your tour continues as you visit the Old State Capitol, where Lincoln tried cases before the court, served in the Illinois Legislature and ran his presidential campaign.

Stop by the Springfield Visitors Center to see an exhibit depicting the Lincoln Herndon Law Office, then walk to Lincoln Depot where Lincoln delivered his Farewell Address as he departed for Washington D.C. in 1861.

As your journey winds down, travel to Lincoln Tomb to reflect and remember the accomplishments of one of America's most beloved presidents. Both Abraham and Mary are buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery along with three of their four children.

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