• 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?

Picture of Knob Creek Farm the Boyhood Home of Abraham Lincoln from 1811 to 1816

The Lincolns did not own the Knob Creek Farm. They only leased 30 acres of land while trying to establish a clear title to the Sinking Spring Farm.