• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Areas

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site 285 miles

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area 190 miles

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park 177 miles

Mammoth Cave National Park 50 miles

Lincoln Home National Historic Site 379 miles

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial 136 miles

William Howard Taft National Historic Site 156 miles

Fort Donelson National Battlefield 167 miles

Stones River National Battlefield 161 miles

Lincoln Related Sites in Kentucky

Lincoln Statue, Downtown Hodgenville, KY 3 miles north on 31E

The Lincoln Heritage Trail - Central Kentucky - A scenic route that explores numerous historic sites with interpretive signs highlighting the Kentucky people, places and events that shaped the Lincoln legacy.

The Lincoln Museum - Downtown Hodgenville, KY; (270) 358-3163, 3 miles north on 31E

Lincoln Heritage House - Elizabethtown, KY; (800) 437-0092, 16 miles

Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln Memorial - Elizabethtown, KY; (270) 737-8727, 16 miles

Washington County, Kentucky - Springfield, KY; 44 miles

Lincoln Homestead State Park - Springfield, KY; (859) 336-7461, 51 miles

Farmington Historic Plantation - Louisville, KY; (502) 452-9920, 56 miles

Old Fort Harrod State Park - Harrodsburg, KY; (859) 734-3314, 79 miles

Kentucky Historical Society - Frankfort, KY; (877) 444-7867 or (502) 564-1792, 82 miles

Mary Todd Lincoln House - Lexington, KY; (859) 233-9999, 87 miles


*Directional information from the Birthplace Unit


Information Resources

LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

LaRue County/Hodgenville, Kentucky

Did You Know?

A picture of a portion of the Lincoln Marriage Bond

Thomas Lincoln paid 50 pounds to the governor of Kentucky for a marriage license for him and Nancy Hanks.