Danville Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau

(217) 442-2096

100 West Main Street Suite #146 Danville, IL 61832

Gateway to Lincoln


We knew Lincoln before they called him Mr. President. Designated a Gateway City to the National Park Service’s Looking for Lincoln National Heritage Area, Danville is rich in Lincoln History with over 12 sites commemorating his 18 years practicing law here while riding the 8th Judicial Circuit.

Vermilion County Museum

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Fithian Home

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Vermilion County War Museum

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Danville’s Lincoln ~ “Looking For Lincoln”

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A Friend Forever ~ “Looking For Lincoln”

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Lincoln’s Danville Friends ~ “Looking For Lincoln”

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Abraham Lincoln – Eighth Judicial District

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Abraham Lincoln 1841-1861

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Abraham Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops

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Abraham Lincoln at Danville Presbyterian Church

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Abraham Lincoln Delivered an Impromptu Address

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Abraham Lincoln’s Law Office Building Stones Marker

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