• 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.

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Picture of Dedication Ceremony of the Birthplace Memorial Building

The Memorial Building was completed in 1911. Design work on the building started in 1907. President William Howard Taft gave the dedication address on November 9, 1911. He was also a member of the Lincoln Farm Association Board of Trustees.