Major Historic Attractions

Hundreds and hundreds of Lincoln stories have been gathered throughout the 42 counties of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area – stories told through authentic historic attractions, wayside exhibits, special events and living history programs. Whether it’s the ghostly images of Lincoln and soldiers of the Civil War in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, or the humble pioneer home that is the Lincoln Log Cabin, the Lincoln legacy is brought to life in many ways throughout the Heritage Area. Here are just a few of the major historic attractions you’ll find as you “Look for Lincoln” in central Illinois.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Lincoln Heritage Museum
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
New Salem State Historic Site
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site
David Davis Mansion State Historic Site
Historic Nauvoo
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
McLean County Museum of History
Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site
Mt. Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site
Postville Courthouse State Historic Site
Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site
Museum of the Grand Prairie
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