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Kentucky's Bicentennial Celebration of Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Birthplace

Hodgenville, Kentucky

Lincoln Birthplace in HodgenvilleThe early 19th-century cabin, symbolic of the one in which Lincoln was born, is preserved in a memorial building at the site of his birth. Thomas and Nancy Lincoln settled on the 348-acre Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville in Fall, 1808. Two months later, on February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born. Here the Lincolns lived and farmed before moving to Knob Creek, a few miles away. On July 17, 1916, Congress established this memorial as a national park site.

Location: 2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hours & Admission: Memorial Day through Labor Day: 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. The remainder of the year: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Admission is free.
Phone: 270-358-3137
Web site: http://www.nps.gov/abli//

 

Last Updated 7/31/2008
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