• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Getting Around

BIRTHPLACE UNIT

Begin your visit to the park with a stop at the information desk located inside the Visitor Center. The staff will provide orientation to the area's attractions and facilities. The main historic points of interest may be reached via sidewalks. The park picnic area and additional hiking trails are located across US 31E and KY 61 from the Visitor Center.

BOYHOOD HOME UNIT AT KNOB CREEK

This site became a part of the park in 2001 and is located 10 miles northeast of the Birthplace on US 31E. Visitors are welcome at the Boyhood Home all year round from dawn to dusk. Your visit at the site will be an exterior visit only. The site is staffed seasonally - make sure to check.

Operating Hours & Seasons.

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.