• The First Lincoln Memorial

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    National Historical Park Kentucky

Volunteer

Volunteers for Park Clean Up Day, April 27, 2013

Volunteers gathered on the Memorial Building steps after a successful "Park Clean Up Day."

Volunteer at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

You can learn new skills, teach others, stay active and involved. Volunteers at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace help preserve and maintain the diverse cultural and historical resources of the park for today's visitors, as well as helping to preserve the same resources for future generations. Volunteers can play a vital role in making sure visitors enjoy their experience in the park by helping out. The park has several areas where volunteers can make a difference in the park's operation and visitors satisfaction:

  • Interpretation - staff information desk, greeting visitors, answering questions.
  • Living History Interpretation - assist with special interpretive programs and events throughout the year (early American crafts and demonstrations)
  • Gardener - care for the historical garden at Lincoln Boyhood Home

Volunteer opportunities at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace are as diverse as the cultural and historical resources of the park

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Special! Someone with a green thumb to help in the park's garden at Knob Creek during the spring and summer months
  • Interpretation - staff information desk in Visitor Center

To volunteer call the park's Volunteer Coordinator at (270) 358-3137

Other volunteer opportunities are available nationwide at http://www.nps.gov/volunteer

Did You Know?

Picture of Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln, stepmother of our sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln had a stepmother and stepsiblings. A little over one year after his mother Nancy died, his father, Thomas, married Sarah Bush Johnston, a widow from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She had two girls and one boy.