Lincolns New Salem State Park, Petersburg

Lincolns New Salem State Park is located in Petersburg. To visit Lincolns New Salem State Park on your holiday in Petersburg, and find out what else Petersburg has to offer, use our Petersburg trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • You can't go to Springfield without a trip to Petersburg to visit Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site. On this trip, we went in the evening to attend the outdoor theater production of Alladin Jr. ...  more »
  • If you are on a tour of Lincoln historical sites, I recommend you add Lincoln's New Salem to your list. Lincoln lived here in his 20's and they say it was a formative time of his life, so it's great t...  more »
  • The historic village contains many buildings of Lincoln's time, including two stores in which he worked and ran a business. It is worth a trip to this exhibit to see how life was back in those days in...  more »
  • Clean park. Easy place to stay in a RV or Camper. Showers/bathrooms are nice and usable, but could stand to be kept a but cleaner...
  • Very fun place to visit could spend all day just walking around the town and talking to the actors. Even after you get done in the town you can still go do alittle hiking in the trails they have around the site plus there places you can camp is you wanted to. Best little place
  • Lincoln fans should not miss this historic village where he spent six years of his life. Nice little museum and film located in the visitor's center.
  • Was very nice!! Loved the actor's dressed in that period of time. Had lot of information to tell!!!
  • Love historical places! Great learning experience for kids (and adults who wish they would've paid attention in school)!

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