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Celebrating Abe

Posted on February 7, 2024

Abraham Lincoln spent his formative years right here in Spencer County, so he’s a cherished figure to locals and visitors alike. So, we don't just celebrate him on his birthday and Presidents’ Day... we celebrate him all year long!

It’s a Cel-Abe-ration 

Test your knowledge, learn something new, and celebrate all things Abe!

Learn About Lincoln

Check out Five Fast Facts and Five More Fast Facts for quick lessons. Then learn a few Fun Facts About Honest Abe. (Sneak peek: You’ll learn what the animal-loving Lincoln named his dog and cat!). Plus, check out videos of some young Lincoln fans sharing their own favorite facts.

Take a Tour 

The story of a young Abe’s years in Indiana springs to life at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. If you can’t visit in person, take a virtual tour through the park’s Visitor Center, Living Historical Farm, and more.

Step Back in Time

A visit to Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum is like stepping back to the time when Abe and his family called Spencer County home. Walk through cabins and a museum to see what life was like back then. 

Say What? 

Few presidents are as prolific in their writing and speaking as Lincoln was. And even fewer are as frequently misquoted as he is! Here’s your chance to find out “Did Abe Say That?

Pop Quiz 

As Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home, this area is packed with sites that stand in memorial and tribute to our 16th president. Think you can recognize them? Take the quiz.

It’s a Puzzler 

We’ve got the clues. Now you just need the answers to complete this crossword puzzle that’s all about Abe! (Tip: You might find what you’re looking for in the fun facts linked above!)

Follow Abe on Social Media

Want to know what's happening throughout Lincoln's Indiana Boyhood Home? Follow along on Facebook, see the sites on Instagram, and keep track of what's trending on TikTok!

Visit Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home 

The best way to celebrate Abe is to visit the place he once called home. If you’re ready to see the sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home, use our convenient Trip Planner to start creating your itinerary.