1408 E. Broadway
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 235-6745
Fax: (217) 235-0256
1408 E. Broadway, Mattoon, IL, US, 61938
- Phone: (217) 235-6745
- Fax: (217) 235-0256
Located just one mile north of Lincoln Log Cabin, the Moore home is the 1860's home of Abraham Lincoln's stepsister. It is here that Lincoln bid farewell to his stepmother before leaving Illinois to become the 16th president.
The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is renowned for housing the log cabin that was constructed and occupied by President Abraham Lincoln’s father Thomas Lincoln. The site is spread over 86 acres (34 hectares) and has accurately recreated the two room cabin of the Lincolns’ that was originally built in 1935. Another highlight is the working farm created around the room. There is an assortment of picnic amenities for visitors. Apart from the galleries depicting the family, there are plenty playgrounds, restrooms, grills and water fountains for recreation amidst the greenery, fishing and bird watching. Detailed information can be availed on their official website.
Offers trails, playgrounds, picnic areas with grills, fishing, and camping.
Considered to be a one of its kind in the world, the Rockome Gardens is an Amish theme park in Arcola. Stroll through the beautifully themed gardens filled with countless flowers and plants. Visit the Amish houses and the mini town along with an ironsmith shop. Get on a buggy ride to take you to the cheese factory or the museum and more. If all this excursion has given an appetite, then dine at their restaurant relish on some authentic Amish food.