Preserving the Union came with extreme monetary and personal costs … >> more

We invite you to take a seat at Mr. Lincoln’s desk and see some of the everyday items that helped him make history. >> more

These artifacts reflect Lincoln’s early upbringing and the difficulties he faced in finding a career on the frontier. >> more

These artifacts are a mixture that have either professional or personal ties for Mr. Lincoln to the military. >> more

Lincoln and the War – Part 2 Iconic Lincoln Lincoln the Politician Personal Lincoln
No period in American history is as studied, debated, or written about as the American Civil War. Lasting roughly four years … >> more

Few objects in history are as readily recognizable as Abraham Lincoln’s stovepipe hat. People across the globe … >> more

Abraham Lincoln had many vocations in his life, the most successful was certainly his career as a politician. >> more

Learning about Mr. Lincoln requires more than looking at objects he owned or touched, or reading … >> more