Abraham Lincoln Sites

Trip Historic can help you explore the history of Abraham Lincoln and visit sites that relate to the life of this iconic figure. To find out more about these Abraham Lincoln historical sites, you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Once you’ve created the list of Abraham Lincoln historic sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible guide will help you make the most of your time discovering Abraham Lincoln historical places.

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Abraham Lincoln: Site Index

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Ford Theatre

Ford Theatre was the site where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865.

It was in Ford Theatre on the night of 14 April 1865 that well-known actor John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln. A Confederate sympathiser and spy, Booth had originally planned to kidnap Lincoln, but instead shot the President in the back of the head as he watched Ford Theatre’s production... Read More

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Gettysburg Battlefield

Scene of the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the fiercest and most important battles in the American Civil War and site of Abraham Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address.

Gettysburg National Military Park in the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is brimming with approximately 1,328 monuments, markers and memorials relating to the American Civil War. In fact, Gettysburg was just a small town until the summer of 1863, when it became the scene of one of the bloodiest battles in the... Read More

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Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a Greek temple style monument honouring the 16th President of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln.

The Lincoln Memorial is a Greek style monument in Washington DC’s West Potomac Park. The Lincoln Memorial was built to honour President Abraham Lincoln, who was the sixteenth President of the United States of America, serving during the American Civil War, a fact that is commemorated above the giant statue of... Read More

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Lincoln Tomb

Lincoln Tomb is the burial place of President Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, Illinois, is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln, born 12 April 1809, was the country’s first Republican president and led the Union during the American Civil War. His Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 resulted in the... Read More

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Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is an iconic monument to four of the Presidents of the United States of America.

Mount Rushmore is a granite mountain in Keystone, South Dakota carved with the heads of four of the Presidents of the USA. Begun in 1927, the work to create Mount Rushmore was carried out by 400 sculptors. It was intended that each figure be shown from the waist upwards, but... Read More

Petersen House

Petersen House was the site where President Abraham Lincoln died in 1865 after being shot across the street at Ford Theatre.

Petersen House was the boarding house where President Abraham Lincoln was taken after being shot across the road at Ford Theatre on the night of 14 April 1865. The President died the morning after arriving at Peterson House. The Peterson House Museum offers its visitors a brief tour including the room... Read More

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum explores the life of the 16th US president and his legacy, all in the context of wider US history.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Illinois explores the life of the 16th US president and his legacy, all in the context of wider US history. From detailed recreations of the places where major events in his life took place - the White House, his boyhood home - to genuine... Read More