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Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

Route 31E, Knob Creek Farm, Hodgenville, KY
+1 270-358-3137
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The Park Ranger was very informative about the family history behind this property. The replica of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon L
Palo Alto, California
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Beautiful area!

It is very nice to walk the area that a great former president spent his early years in. The guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane V
Antigo, United States
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Route 31E, Knob Creek Farm, Hodgenville, KY
+1 270-358-3137
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Park Ranger was very informative about the family history behind this property. The replica of the cabin was also intriguing. There is also a tavern on the ground, that we were told would be converted to a larger visitors center. The tavern was a...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very nice to walk the area that a great former president spent his early years in. The guide was very knowledgable about the historyof the Lincoln Family. Very happy that we were there.

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, simple location of field Thomas Lincoln's family farmed and the creek they got their water from. Quick, simple visit, but nice and well maintained.

Thank Acescott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is simple but seems perfect in its preservation state. No big crowds on the day we were there, no big visitor’s center, but rather a small station with a porch, (future visitor’s center next to it with some cool history) some pamphlet and...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is much to see and do in this small park! Our group especially enjoyed the great lengths that the staff went to in order to maintain a living farm with heritage breed animals and a garden planted with heritage seeds.

1  Thank travelingfool49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came from Illinois so changing times zones back and forth all weekend really messed us up. We left home in central time and that's what it was at Mammoth Cave National Park. But several miles north and you are back in Eastern Time Zone....More

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you're a fan of Lincoln, or just interested in learning more about one of the States' most famous presidents, this is a great place to check out. There's not a lot on the site besides the cabin in which he spent the first few...More

1  Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We stopped by here after visiting Lincoln's birthplace. Again, this isn't somewhere I'd make big driving plans to get to but if you are in the area I'd highly recommend stopping by. It's a small historical landmark that the NPS runs so everything is well...More

Thank vacaybec
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Drove by here for several years and finally decided to stop. I've seen other reviews saying the cabin is a 'replica'...this is not so. The cabin was reconstructed from logs from the cabin Abraham's boyhood friend grew up in. It was donated by the family...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is not necessarily the home he grew up in. But it is on the land where his parents moved to. The building is replica and behind this building is where the Lincoln's planted their crops. There are informative stations that help guide the visitor.

Thank Lorraine B
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Angela R
28 July 2015|
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Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
I "googled" the information, and according to what I saw this site is still closed. You can, however, visit the BIRTHPLACE of Abe Lincoln, which is only a couple of miles away. That Park really is worth the time to see... More