Kentucky Boyhood Home Unit

Explore Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home

Step into the place where Abraham Lincoln formed his earliest childhood memories. From the age of two until eight years old, a young Abraham Lincoln was shaped by this place. Explore the location of events formed these memories and created the foundation for our 16th President.

Knob Creek Cabin
Kentucky Boyhood Home at Knob Creek Unit

Visit the location of Abraham Lincoln's earliest recollections, and view a historic log cabin, similar to the one Lincoln lived in.

Knob Creek Tavern Visitor Center exterior - large log house
Knob Creek Tavern Visitor Center

Open Seasonally - View the Boyhood Home Unit Visitor Center to explore Knob Creek Tavern exhibits, and experience special programing.



The Birthplace Unit of the park is located approximately 2 miles south of the town of Hodgenville on U.S. Highway 31E South. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located approximately 10 miles northeast of the Birthplace Unit of the park.

Last updated: March 22, 2023

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2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


270 358-3137

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