5 Places Abraham Lincoln Lived In Illinois That Might Surprise You

Though our nation’s 16th President was born in Kentucky and spent some time in Indiana, he grew up in Illinois, where he lived most of his life. Some of his houses are long gone, but other Abraham Lincoln homes in Illinois are landmarks today, and you may be surprised to find where they are located. Scroll on for more details.

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Address: Springfield, IL, USA
Address: Vandalia, IL 62471, USA
Address: Decatur, IL, USA
Address: Coles County, IL, USA
Address: New Salem, IL 62357, USA