Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

402 S. Lincoln Hwy. Rd.
Lerna, IL 62440- Map It
(217) 345-1845

AAA Editor Notes

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 10 mi. e. off I-57 Charleston exit, then 8 mi. s. on Fourth St., is the site where Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother lived from 1840 until their deaths. The site contains a visitor center and park office; an 86-acre homestead, including a replica of the Lincoln log cabin; outbuildings; root cellars; a mid-19th-century barn; and the Stephen Sargent farm. Interpretive living-history programs, offered in summer, provide a glimpse at daily living in 1845. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
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Hours: Grounds daily 9-dusk. Visitor center daily 9-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Wed.-Sun. 9-5, Apr.1-day before Memorial Day and day after Labor Day-Oct. 31; Wed.-Sun. 9-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and holiday hours.