Land formerly owned by President Lincoln up for sale in Illinois

COLE Co.,, Ill. (NBC) - Land once owned by President Lincoln is up for sale.

The 30-acre plot of farmland in Cole County, Illinois, was once owned by the 16th President of the United States.

Lincoln bought 40 acres in 1841 from his cash-strapped father, Thomas Lincoln.

Six acres became part of the current Lincoln Log Cabin State historic site.

The remaining 34 acres were eventually sold.