• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Press Kit

Did You Know?

Picture of President Woodrow Wilson at 1916 ceremony - Lincoln's birthplace established as a national park

Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace became a National Park in 1916. It was donated on July 17, 1916, to the federal government by the Lincoln Farm Association, which established the site. At that time it was known as the Abraham Lincoln National Park.