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Lincoln Legacy Museum


The “Lincoln Legacy Museum” is about making connections. One is to bring our citizens the connection of this locality to historic American events. The other connection is one of the most beloved and well known presidents of the United States to Washington County. The Lincoln family and their relatives were a pioneer family in the truest sense. They came to Washington County looking for improvement of that dream of self and place, and in that same spirit moved on west. But from here, that dream, and a spark of genius, began with the marriage of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, which lead their son to rise to greatness and lead our country through one of its monumental periods. The connection of Washington County and its people to President Abraham Lincoln is firmly acknowledged and celbreated here. – John Downs, Museum Designer
See the film from the Lincoln Legacy Museum narrated by Peter Thomas.

Lena Russell, Museum Coordinator, 859-336-5410 #1


111 East Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

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Opening hours

  • Sunday
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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