Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site

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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site,

117 acres (47 hectares), central Ky., near Hodgenville; est. 1916. Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in this area on Feb. 12, 1809. The exact location of the original cabin has not been conclusively established, but evidence seems to indicate that it was situated on top of the knoll where the memorial building stands. Inside the building is the log cabin traditionally accepted as Lincoln's birthplace. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site

Address:2995 Lincoln Farm Rd
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Phone:270-358-3137
Fax:270-358-3874
Web: www.nps.gov/abli/
Size: 345 acres.
Established: Established as Abraham Lincoln National Park on July 17, 1916; changed to a national historical park on August 11, 1939; redesignated and renamed on September 8, 1959.
Location:3 miles south of Hodgenville, Kentucky, on US 31E and KY 61.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, boardwalk and hiking trails. Open year round.
Activities:Hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:An early 19th-century Kentucky cabin, symbolic of the one in which Lincoln was born, is preserved in a memorial building at the site of his birth. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek Farm was home to Lincoln from the time he was two until he was seven years old.

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Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek, Knob Creek, Ky.

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