Welcome to Lincoln Landing

Located in historic Lockport, Illinois. Lincoln Landing memorializes the history and people of Lockport and Abraham Lincoln’s Illinois and Michigan (I&M) Canal connections. Visitors are welcome to enjoy this unique open air museum year-round.

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Lincoln Landing is a joint project of the Will County Historical Society and Give Something Back. Give Back was founded by Robert O. Carr, whose childhood connection to Lockport, interest in American history and philanthropic nature resulted in the development of Lincoln Landing.

"A Connection: Lincoln and Lockport" by Robert O. Carr

three poses sculpture

The park’s centerpiece is a unique bronze statue of a young Lincoln, titled Lincoln in Three Poses.

Sculpted by David Ostro.

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A Historical Tour

Medallions are placed throughout the park to offer visitors a self-guided historical tour about the canal, Lincoln, and the community.

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