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Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

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Nobody home

Sadly we arrived when the buildings were closed. We did read our brochure and walked around the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
notanangel
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Lincoln’s Boyhood Roots on Knob Creek

The is Lincoln’s Boyhood National Memorial, managed by the National Park Service, actually His... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
977samd
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

The is Lincoln’s Boyhood National Memorial, managed by the National Park Service, actually His Boyhood Roots on the Knob Creek, located at 7120 Bardstown Road, KY 42748, 592-549-3741, where his family leased and farmed 30 acres on Knob Creek. There is a paved parking lot,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Drove out of my way to visit Lincoln's birthplace cabin and his boyhood home. It was raining on this particular day and people were driving up and taking a picture from their car and going on their merry way, thinking this was Lincoln's boyhood home....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Neat to see the place he lived for a small time but the cabin was closed and it was kinda a ghost town. There was no ranger but the walk was nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

This is the first family home in Lincoln's memory. It was interesting to walk around the area of the farm and cabin, learning about his family and boyhood.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

There is not a lot to see here, but the history is great, the rangers are awesome, and there is a short hiking trail that least to the stream where Lincoln almost drown as a child. It's worth stopping or even going out of your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Sadly we arrived when the buildings were closed. We did read our brochure and walked around the property. Just wish we could have gone in and learned more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank notanangel
Reviewed 5 November 2018

outstanding history lessons, very interesting, numerous photo opportunities and tons of places to park. Make sure to check times that they are open.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chris07362
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We went to the Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home during scheduled visiting hours, but weans several other visitors could not get in as there were no employees on premises. We walked around the property and in the field, but the actual exhibits were unavailable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It was interesting to read about his mom and dad. Most history only talks about him becoming a lawyer and his presidency. It will be much better when they restore the Lincoln Tavern as the visitors center.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank P5668QMkathyb
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great stop filled with a lot of information on Abraham Lincoln's migration from Kentucky to Indiana and his childhood. If you are a Lincoln fan, this is a must stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James H
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Angela R
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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
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