• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

For Kids

Junior Ranger Program

Children are encouraged to participate in the Junior Ranger Program. Booklet and badge are available free of charge in the Birthplace Visitor Center.

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Did You Know?

Picture of President Woodrow Wilson at 1916 ceremony - Lincoln's birthplace established as a national park

Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace became a National Park in 1916. It was donated on July 17, 1916, to the federal government by the Lincoln Farm Association, which established the site. At that time it was known as the Abraham Lincoln National Park.