Lincoln Birthplace to Update and Improve Picnic Area
Contact: William T. Justice, 270-358-3137
Visitors to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will see some changes and improvements being made to one of the park's picnic areas. The picnic area located directly across Highway 31E from the park's main visitor center is being updated and made into a more accessible-friendly site.
The improved picnic area will feature a new pavilion, accessible picnic tables and grills, and animal proof accessible trash and recycling containers. A loop trail will connect the existing picnic area pads to allow for easier access between them for people with mobility impairments.
Work on the updated picnic area will continue through the Spring of 2013.
For more information on Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, visit the park's website at: http://www.nps.gov/abli.
Did You Know?
John Russell Pope designed the Memorial Building at Abraham Lincoln's birthplace. He is also known for several other famous buildings, such as the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.