Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home

Abraham Lincoln lived in this Springfield home with his family for 17 years, from 1844 until he left for the White House in 1861. Now a National Historic Site, the house was carefully preserved and has been a popular visitor attraction since it opened in 1887.

Timeline

19 Dec 1960

Lincoln Home designated a National Historic Landmark

18 Aug 1971

Lincoln Home added to National Register of Historic Places

National Register Data

Lincoln Home has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information, some of which may have become outdated since the listing date.

NRHP ID
71000076
Name
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Place Type
district
Address
8th and Jackson Sts.
City
Springfield
County
Sangamon
Date Listed
1971-08-18
Significance Level
national

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Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Lincoln Home. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.nps.gov/liho/>