1412 W. Fayette Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-9271
Fax: (217) 342-5850
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
Nov to Mar - We to Su from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Apr to May - We to Su from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMThe Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is renowned for housing the log cabin that was constructed and occupied by President Abraham Lincoln’s father Thomas Lincoln. The site is spread over 86 acres (34 hectares) and has accurately recreated the two room cabin of the Lincolns’ that was originally built in 1935. Another highlight is the working farm created around the room. There is an assortment of picnic amenities for visitors. Apart from the galleries depicting the family, there are plenty playgrounds, restrooms, grills and water fountains for recreation amidst the greenery, fishing and bird watching. Detailed information can be availed on their official website.