Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

Hodgenville, Kentucky


Privately owned until November 2001, the Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek is now part of the National Park System as a unit of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. This is the farm where the Lincoln family resided from 1811 to 1816. It was here that Abraham Lincoln had his earliest recollections. Facilities and services are limited. Buildings serve as exterior exhibits only. Radio transmitter provides information. Grounds open daily during daylight hours year round. Memorial Day to Labor Day enjoy morning nature hikes and a 2:00pm family program. Lunching area. Free.

Lincoln's boyhood home is one of the stops along Kentucky's Lincoln Heritage Trail. 


  • - Handicapped Access
  • - Guided Tours

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7120 Bardstown Rd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Region: Bourbon, Horses & History
Phone: 270-358-3137
Alt Phone: 270-358-3138
Fax: 270-358-3874
Website: www.nps.gov/abli/pla...
Email: abli_superintendant@nps.gov