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Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site


category : Historic Sites
This reconstructed 1830's village is where Lincoln lived for 6 yrs. as a young adult. Here is where he studied law and began politics. All 23 buildings have been reconstructed to give visitors a clearer understanding of Pioneer life.


Admission: Free
Hours: March-November: Daily: 9am-5pm
November-March: Daily: 8am-4pm
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, all year. Closed major holidays.
Address: 15588 History Lane
Phone: 217-632-4000
Our Email: newsalem@fgi.net
Our Website:www.lincolnsnewsalem.com
Wheelchair Accessible Facility. Wheelchair Rental.

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