Lincoln Park is a city in Wayne County in the US state of Michigan. It lies in an area of cities and communities known as Downriver. Lincoln Park has a population of 38.144 residents, according to the 2010 census. The area of Lincoln Park was originally home to the Potawatomi Indians who ceded the land to a French settler, Pierre St. Cosme in 1776. It developed as a bedroom community, providing homes to workers in the nearby steel mills and automobile plants of the Detroit area while having no industry within its boundaries. Lincoln Park is a wonderful holiday destination appropriate for short vacations or weekend getaways.
Top Attractions Within Lincoln Park
The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit, near Lincoln Park is a unique place, that offers a range of exhibits, demonstrations, programs and re enactments. The Museum celebrates yesterday's traditions as well as today's innovations. Five distinct attractions at the Henry Ford captivate and inspire visitors of all ages. The Museum is a fun place, where everybody can have a great time and learn more interesting things about cars.The Museum also showcases the people and ideas that have fired our imaginations and changed our lives.
Motown Museum is also located in Detroit, near Lincoln Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Each year, the museum attracts thousands of visitors from across the nation and around the globe. Founded in 1985 by Esther Gordy Edwards, the Museum's mission is to preserve the legacy of Motown Record Corporation and to educate and motivate people, especially youth, through exhibition and programs that promote the values of vision, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Detroit Historical Society is located near Lincoln Park, in Detroit that has the mission is to educate and inspire the community and visitors by preserving and portraying the regions' shared history through dynamic exhibits and experiences. There are guided groups that meet the needs and interests of audiences of all ages. The museum has also got books, souvenirs and gifts for history lovers of all ages.