Tracing Lincoln’s Trail
Abraham Lincoln was born in a simple Kentucky cabin 201 years ago. With little formal education but great vision, determination, and integrity he abolished slavery and preserved the Union of the United States. Even 145 years after his death the impact of his leadership lives on. Trace his trail from humble boyhood to the presidency by visiting one of the national or state sites memorializing Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site – Hodgenville, Kentucky
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial – Lincoln City, Indiana
Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site – Petersburg, Illinois
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site – Lerna, Illinois
Lincoln/Douglas Debate Museum – Charleston, Illinois
Lincoln Home National Historic Site – Springfield, Illinois
Lincoln – Hendon Law Offices – Springfield, Illinois
Old State Capitol – Springfield, Illinois
Ford Theater National Historic Site – Washington D.C.
Lincoln Tomb – Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois
Lincoln Memorial National Memorial – Washington D.C.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum – Springfield, Illinois