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Lincoln, Abraham, Home

Springfield, Illinois
County of Sangamon.
Eighth and Jackson Streets
National Register Number: 71000076
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL-18 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Lincoln Home National Historic Site: www.nps.gov/liho.
Web Site: www.nps.gov/liho.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 19, 1960):
This was the residence of Abraham Lincoln, who lived here for most of the period from 1844 until 1861, an important era in his advancement from small-town lawyer to President of the United States.

Currently, there is no threat to the landmark.

There is no change since the last reporting period.

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