Learning Lincoln On-line

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TRAVEL THE LINCOLN HERITAGE TRAIL

Introduction

Several highways, country roads over several states and sometimes nearly paths marked with the Lincoln Heritage Trail Signs.  Each is a road or path Lincoln followed.

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THIS IS A PICTURE INDEX.  CLICK THE "TRAVEL THE TRAIL" SITE TO USE AN ONLINE MAP AND FOLLOW THE TOUR

 

 

Abraham Lincoln’s Journey in Life Begins: Sinking Spring and Knob Creek Farms, Kentucky

 

 

 

The Lincolns move to Indiana, 1816

 

 

 

The Lincoln Family Crossing the Wabash at Vincennes in 1830 The Lincolns move to Illinois, 1830

 

 

 

Thomas and Sarah Lincoln move to Coles County

 

 

 

 

Abraham Lincoln moves to New Salem

 

 

 

Abraham Lincoln moves to Springfield, Illinois

 

 

Abraham and Mary move to Washington D.C. (Congressional seat)

 

 

Abraham Lincoln elected President; visits Step-mother at the Matilda (Tildy) Moore Home in Farmington

President-elect visits step-mother at Farmington before leaving for Washington D.C.   See and read about this in the Coles County Virtual Fieldtrip Section,  pages

 

 

 

Lincoln family moves to Washington D.C.

 

 

 

President Lincoln assassinated at Ford Theater

 

 

 

The body of the President and son Willy return to Springfield, several funeral ceremonies along train route

From the Roger Norton Assassination Lincoln Site

 

 

The President buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery,  Springfield

 

 

 

Lincoln’s Tomb as it is now