The Oscar-winning film Lincoln portrays one of our nation’s most memorable presidents in a difficult period of his life. As the Civil War rages on, he fights with his cabinet when it comes to emancipation of slaves. Daniel Day Lewis stars alongside Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and James Spader. Specific scenes were filmed at the Virginia State Capitol, the Executive Mansion, Maymont, Appamatox Iron Works, and many other real-life locations.
Filmed In: Powhatan, Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia
If You Like: JFK, The Butler