Address: 3 mi. S of Hodgenville, Hodgenville, Kentucky. County/parish: Larue.
Park name: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace. 1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park preserves two separate farm sites in LaRue County, Kentucky where Abraham Lincoln was born and lived early in his childhood. He was born at the Sinking Spring site south of Hodgenville and remained there until the family moved to the Knob Creek Farm northeast of Hodgenville when he was 2 years old, living there until he was 7 years old. The Sinking Spring site is the location of the park visitor center.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000066