• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Other Resources

Lincoln's Time Line

Indepth information on the life and times of Abraham Lincoln

Did You Know?

Picture of  scale model which is on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

The only President to ever be awarded a patent for an original invention was Abraham Lincoln. The patent, No. 6469, had to do with raising and lowering boats over shoals.