History & Culture

Lincoln's Symbolic Cabin

Explore the places, and the people who influenced and helped shape Lincoln in his early years.

Born in a one-room log cabin on his father's Sinking Spring Farm on Sunday, February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln's early years on the Kentucky frontier helped to shape his character and prepare the boy who would grow up to become the 16th President of the United States to lead the nation through the tragic and turbulent times of the Civil War. His legacy of liberty and equality remains relevant today and continues to impact people around the world.


Ranger at sink hole

Visit the places of the early years in the life of Abraham Lincoln's life.

Lincoln living historian

Learn about those who influenced Lincoln in his early years.

Last updated: January 31, 2023

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2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


270 358-3137

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