About Lincoln Collection

Facing an increasingly divided nation from the outset of his presidency, Abraham Lincoln avoided plots on his life, kept the Union intact by overseeing Federal troops, and authored one of the most significant pieces of legislation - the Emancipation Proclamation. President Lincoln to this day represents a beacon of inspiration for many. See the places where Lincoln set foot in Maryland and in the region, explore historic sites and museums that tell Lincoln's story and honor his legacy. The Lincoln collection includes sites where he traveled, places where he spoke, visited battlefields, avoided an assassination plot, and, tragically, places where his funeral train procession carried him back to Springfield, Illinois for burial. Begin your journey to uncover the mysteries of this iconic man who symbolizes our nation's ideals.