• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Places To Go

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Unit

Visitor Center - Information, exhibits, movie and book store

Memorial Building - Symbolic Cabin and information

Sinking Spring - Water source for the Lincoln Family

Site of Boundary Oak Tree - White oak tree used for survey marker as early as 1805

Hiking Trails - Boundary Oak Trail and Big Sink Trail (Picnic Area).

Picnic Area and Pavilion - Across the main road from park entrance

Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home Unit

Ranger Station - Information (Summer weekends only)

Knob Creek - Water source for the Lincoln family

Hiking Trail - Overlook Trail or hike along the creek where young Abraham and friends used to work and play

Picnic Area - Enjoy a picnic

For more information see Visitor Centers and Picnic Policy.

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.