• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Operating Hours & Seasons for 2014

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Unit

January 1 through May 26: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (ET)

May 27 through September 1: 8:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. (ET)

September 2 through December 31: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (ET)

Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

Grounds open daylight hours year around

Interpretive staff available as follows:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday only May 27 through September 1: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET)

Did You Know?

Picture of  scale model which is on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

The only President to ever be awarded a patent for an original invention was Abraham Lincoln. The patent, No. 6469, had to do with raising and lowering boats over shoals.