Introduction

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This tour provides information about ten structures or lots within the Lincoln Home National Historic Site.

It explores the lives and historical context of individuals who lived in this neighborhood at the same time as the Lincoln family.

Many of these stories shed light on major themes in American history. In addition to a discussion of each home or lot, each tour provides an opportunity to listen to readings from period texts, examine period images, and listen to scholars discuss their significance.

Tour Index