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Lincoln in Pennsylvania

Explore Lincoln - One Footstep at a Time


Abraham Lincoln had a lasting effect in Pennsylvania. From his ancestors to current time, Lincoln is scattered throughout this mountainous state. Find out where he was, how he affected the history of Pennsylvania, and how Pennsylvania affected him. Use the Lincoln timeline to track the famous Inaugural Train and Gettysburg Address. Explore different locations Lincoln visited before and during his presidency and how he changed some of the oldest cities in America.


 Walk with Lincoln In Gettysburg

Follow Lincoln on his journey towards the Gettysburg Battlefield, and to the spot where he gave the Gettysburg Address. Experience the Civil War Institute's Virtual Tour, at "Walk With Lincoln in Gettysburg."

Two Day Road Trip with Lincoln

 Spend a two-day weekend in Gettysburg on our roadtrip honoring Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Explore Civil War and Underground Railroad sites that spotlight the hallmarks of Lincoln's presidency, a time defined by the American Civil War and Honest Abe's efforts to end slavery through the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.  To plan this adventure, go to the Visit PA webpage.