• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky


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. Although he did not remember his time at the Sinking Spring Farm some of the landmarks associated with Lincoln's time and the early farm remain. You may learn more about these landmarks by exploring the History and Culture of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.

Did You Know?

A picture of Robert Todd Lincoln

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln had four sons: Robert, Edward, William, and Thomas. Only Robert lived to adulthood, living to be 83 years old.