The first Lincoln motorcar was built in September 1920 in Detroit. The Lincoln Motor Company was founded by Henry Leland, a legendary tool and die manufacturer and former president of the Cadillac Motor Car Company who was known as “the master of precision.” Today, Lincolns of all eras remain sought after by collector car enthusiasts.


Brief History of Lincoln Motor Cars

The Lincoln Motor Company was originally organized to manufacture Liberty motors during World War One. When the war effort ended a modern manufacturing plant was born and the decision was made to manufacture a new luxury motorcar. The first Lincoln motorcar was built in September of 1920. Discover More


Join Us and Help to Make this Great Museum

The Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum is a place of education, fascination and inspiration. It can also be a place of lasting legacy for you. There are a variety of naming, memorial or commemorative opportunities available. Learn how you can be a part of the success of the Lincoln Museum and preserve history for generations to come. Discover More