Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
This state historic site features a replica of the cabin where young Abraham Lincoln lived. The visitor's center includes a variety of exhibits about the Lincoln and Sargent families and volunteers who can answer nearly any question about Lincoln's time in Illinois. The visitior's center also offers a short film about Illinois in the 1840s and Lincoln's early life.
Backstory and Context
The original Lincoln cabin was moved to Chicago as an exhibit during the 1892 Columbian Exposition.