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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

SR 162, Lincoln City, Indiana USA

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial hosts the site of the farm where the 16th president of the U.S. spent the majority of his youth.

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Reviewed by
Meghan

  • 30 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
June 01, 2017
Rated 5.0

We stopped here after going to Santa Claus, IN, thinking we would take a quick look. We ended up staying almost 2 hours. It's a beautiful little walk through the woods to get to the recreated 1820s homestead. There, we walked around, admiring the buildings, and watching the animals (chickens, sheep, etc.). We thought we were the only ones there, and then 2 reenactors emerged from a cabin, invited us in, and we learned a ton of interesting things about Lincoln's childhood and how things were. Highly recommend! Would be great for kids, too.

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joebrad72

  • 13 Reviews
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April 17, 2018
Rated 3.0

Very interesting site and worth a stop especially since it is Free. The grounds are interesting including the short trail that will take you to place the cabin location. Keep in mind, the setup with the standing cabin and farm are not the original buildings but a model of what it was supposed to look like. However, the original cabin frame that has been bronzed is interesting enough considering how small it is and how tall Lincoln was. Wonder how they fit into that small space?

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

SR 162
Lincoln City, Indiana
USA

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