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Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

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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. The Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home near Elizabethtown is the farm where the Lincoln family resided from 1811 to 1816. It was here, with his parents, Nancy and Thomas, that Abraham Lincoln had his earliest recollections in life. Facilities and services are limited. Buildings and cabins 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.

The Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home is one of the many places to visit along Kentucky's Lincoln Heritage Trail. 

  • - Guided Tours
  • - Handicapped Access
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7120 Bardstown Rd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

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

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