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Add to Calendar Hildene His father was born in a log cabin and called from the humblest rank in life to preside over our nation during the most momentous period of its history. One generation later, Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood, became Chairman of the Pullman Company, the largest manufacturing corporation at the turn of the 20th century. He built his Georgian Revival mansion in 1905 in the scenic village of Manchester, Vermont. It became home to only Lincoln descendants until 1975, longer than any other Lincoln residence. It is the Great American Story. DD/MM/YYYY

His father was born in a log cabin and called from the humblest rank in life to preside over our nation during the most momentous period of its history. One generation later, Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood, became Chairman of the Pullman Company, the largest manufacturing corporation at the turn of the 20th century. He built his Georgian Revival mansion in 1905 in the scenic village of Manchester, Vermont.

It became home to only Lincoln descendants until 1975, longer than any other Lincoln residence. It is the Great American Story.

1005 Hildene Road
Manchester, VT 05254
38.8 miles (59 minutes) from Williamstown.
$0-$16