• 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?

A picture of a certificate received by those who made donations to the Lincoln Farm Association

Over 100,000 people donated around $350,000 to the Lincoln Farm Association to help build the Memorial Building and for the development of the birthplace site. These funds were obtained by popular subscription from citizens of the north and south, businesses, banks, and especially school children.