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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site

Abraham Lincoln National Historic Site was designated a National Park in 1916, and it was added to the National Park System in 1933.  Work to preserve the birthplace was actually initiated in 1886, although efforts were not successful until 1906 when the Lincoln Farm Association was formed. Since that time, the Memorial Building was erected and a 19th cabin was enshrined to commemorate the birth of Abraham Lincoln.

Visitors can combine their interests in both history and nature as they stroll several hiking trails imagining what Lincoln’s childhood might have been like. Sinking Spring, the water source for the Lincolns, is a popular destination.

— Alissa McMahon

If You Go

The Birthplace Unit and the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek make up Abraham Lincoln National Historic Site. The Park Service recommends allowing at least 1-2 hours to tour both areas, as they are nearly 10 miles apart.

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girly girl

April 30, 2013

that was some good info i want to visis sometime

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