Follow the trail to find the intriguing Lincoln stories unique to each “Looking for Lincoln” community. Told through a series of over 200 wayside exhibits and statues in over 50 Heritage Area communities, including Beardstown – the stories describe the local people and events that played a key role in Lincoln’s journey to greatness. Each exhibit includes a one-of-a-kind medallion containing an image from the exhibit story. With a piece of paper and a pencil, you can create your own Looking for Lincoln rubbing. Collect all 200 stories as a record of your trip through the land of Abraham Lincoln.
Looking for Lincoln exhibits are scattered around Beardstown and the surrounding area. You can get a full listing by visiting the Lincoln Courthouse & Museum.