The National Hotel

Lincoln stayed in the hotel owned by his friend John Ewing. The Ewing family later became part of the Adlai Stevenson political dynasty.

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.    

Visitor Information

Address: 109 W. Front St. Bloomington, Illinois 61701