Lincoln Home National Historic Site


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Lincoln Home National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Address:413 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62701

Phone:217-492-4241
Fax:217-492-4673
Web: www.nps.gov/liho/
Size: 12 acres.
Established: Authorized on August 18, 1971.
Location:In Springfield, Illinois. Visitor center is located at 426 South Seventh St.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:Abraham and Mary Lincoln resided in this house for 17 years (1844-1861) before he became President. The house was originally constructed in 1839 as a one-story cottage, but was later expanded by the Lincoln's into a full two-story house. The surrounding four-block historic neighborhood is being restored to capture the atmosphere the Lincolns knew.

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Daniels also envisions that the Lincoln Home National Historic site would effectively become a 21st Century Camp David.
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