• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

People In The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln

The experiences of the early years in the life of Abraham Lincoln on the frontier of Kentucky instilled him with values that remained with him throughout his life. You may learn more about Abraham Lincoln, his parents, and siblings by exploring the history and culture of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.

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.