The Heart of Lincolnland

The Village of Ashland is literally built in the heart of Illinois' Lincolnland.  When Abraham Lincoln arrived in Illinois he settled in his home of New Salem, just 20 minutes northeast of Ashland.  His adult life was spent in Springfield, 18 miles from the village.  

New Salem State Park

Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities
- Camping

- Sightseeing

- Walking Paths

- Theatre

- Historical Reenactments

Lincoln's Home NHS

Hours

7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities

- Guided Tours

- Visitor Center

- Interpretaive Center

- Souveniers

 

 

Statue of Abraham Lincoln outside train station
New Salem State Park
Lincoln's Home in Springfield
Dana Thomas House
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Sign at Broadwell Inn and Farmhouse in Clayville
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum 

Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities
- Museum
- Lincoln Historical Documents

- Guided Tours

- Souveniers

Clayville Historic Site

Hours

7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities

- Festivals

- Meeting Space

- Interpretive Center

 

Lincoln's Tomb

Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities
- Walking Paths

- Guided Tours


 

Beardstown Courthouse

Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Amenities
- Interpretive Center

- Welcome Center