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?
Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was a part of the Lincoln Farm Association Board of Trustees. There were 28 board members total. Some other prominent figures on the board included Ida Tarbell, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Richard Lloyd Jones, and Robert Collier.