New Salem State Historic Site

Explore the reconstructed pioneer village where Abraham Lincoln lived and worked as a young man over 150 years ago. Immerse yourself in the daily lives of the villagers as interpreters and actors in period dress bring history to life to tell the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln – store clerk, postmaster, citizen soldier and more.
Phone: 217-632-4000
Hours: W-Su, 9 am – 4 pm
(Closed some holidays)
Address: 15588 History Lane (RT. 97), Petersburg
Nearest Gateway: Springfield
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Nearby Attractions

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Postville Courthouse State Historic Site
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