• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Reptile List

Kentucky corn snake sunning itself on a tree stump in early spring

Kentucky Corn Snake sunning itself on a tree stump in early spring

NPS Photo

Lizards
Five-lined skink
Fence lizard
Ground skink

Turtles
Common snapping turtle
Eastern box turtle

Snakes
Black Racer
Copperhead
Eastern Garter Snake
Northern Water Snake
Ringneck Snake
Western Earth Snake
Worm Snake

Two websites that provide photographs and helpful biological information about retiles are:

Murray State University’s Common Reptiles of Kentucky

University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service Snake Identification

(Listing of these websites does not and is not intended to imply endorsement by the National Park Service of any commerical sevices or products associated with these sites.)

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.