2013 Schedule of Events
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - Monday, January 21
Abraham Lincoln Birthday - Tuesday, February 12
A wreath laying ceremony will be conducted by park staff at 10:00 A.M. EST to
honor the 204th birthday of Abraham Lincoln
National Park Day - Saturday, March 30
National Park Week - April 22 - 26
An annual Presidential proclaimed week for the celebration and recognition of your National Parks
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27
Park will go to summer schedule and be open daily from 8 AM until 6:45 PM EDT.
Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek will be staffed daily from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM EDT.
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4
Founders Day - Sunday, August 25
The National Park Service was created on this date in 1916. Founders Day is
an opportunity for parks to show our pride, connect with our visitors, and
reflect on the importance of the National Park Service mission
Labor Day - Monday, September 2
Park will go to winter schedule and be open daily from 8 AM until 4:45 PM EDT.
Walk Through Lincoln's Life - September 4 and 5
An educational curriculum based event for school children and adults. The
public is invited.
U. S. Constitution Week - Monday, September 16
Marks the anniversary of the U. S. Constitution being written, signed, and approved in 1787
Public Lands Day - Monday, September 28
Is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands that Americans enjoy
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25
south of Hodgenville, KY. The park operates on Eastern Time.
The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located on US 31E six miles north
of Hodgenville, KY.
For additional information call (270) 358-3137.
Did You Know?
The Sinking Spring Farm, where Abraham Lincoln was born, was once a part of Hardin County, Kentucky. Later county boundaries changed as LaRue County was formed, which now encompasses Lincoln’s birthplace.