Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, Kentucky

For over a century people from around the world have come to rural Central Kentucky to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. His early life on Kentucky's frontier shaped his character and prepared him to lead the nation through Civil War. The country's first memorial to Lincoln, built with donations from young and old, enshrines the symbolic birthplace cabin.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Info



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News

Memorial Building Floor Cleaning and Closure at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP

The Memorial Building will have limited access due to floor cleaning and waxing.

Calling All Volunteers

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is offering training for new volunteers at the park.

National Junior Ranger Day at the Park

The park will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day at the park.

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Photos