• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Your Safety

For your safety please remember:

  • Children should always be accompanied by an adult while visiting the park
  • No walking or climbing on the walls of the Memorial Building steps, Boundary Oak, Sinking Spring, or flag pole area
  • Hiking trails may cross public road (use CAUTION!)
  • Be aware of poisonous plants i.e. poison ivy on park grounds
  • Walkways are sometimes slippery when wet
  • Be aware of maintenance equipment in use or construction zones
  • Secure valuables in your vehicle
  • Do not enter areas that are closed and marked as such

For warm weather:

  • Stinging insects are in the area
  • Heat may be deadly to children or pets left unattended in vehicles
  • Potential for sudden violent thunderstorms exists

For cold weather:

  • Be aware of ice on walkways, steps, and in parking lots (USE handrails where available)

Did You Know?

A picture of the landscape and split rail fence at the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace was transferred to the National Park Service in 1933. The site was administered by the former Department of War from 1916 to 1933.