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Near Hodgenville in Larue County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Ginger L. Drenning, September 5, 2012
1. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Marker
Inscription. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a log cabin near Sinking Spring. Growing up in rural Kentucky, his character was shaped by the hard work and tragedy of frontier life. As the 16th president, his policies and politics saved the Union and ended slavery in the United States.

The park has two locations; the Birthplace where the Lincoln family lived from 1808 to 1811, and the Boyhood Home at Knob Creek where the Lincolns lived from 1811 to 1816.
 
Erected by National Park Service Dept. of the Interior.
 
Location. 37° 31.848′ N, 85° 44.144′ W. Marker is near Hodgenville, Kentucky, in Larue County. Marker is on Park Main Entrance near Lincoln Farm Road (U.S. 31E), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in the "Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park" - use the main entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Hodgenville KY 42748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nancy Lincoln Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memorial Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sinking Spring (about 500 feet away);
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By Courtesy:: Ginger L. Drenning, September 5, 2012
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a different marker also named The Sinking Spring (about 500 feet away); The Boundary Oak (about 500 feet away); Larue County / County Officials --- 1843 (approx. 3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - As - A - Boy Statue (approx. 3 miles away); Two Miles South of this town Abraham Lincoln was born ... (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hodgenville.
 
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By Courtesy:: Ginger L. Drenning, September 5, 2012
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Statues image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Ginger L. Drenning, September 5, 2012
5. Statues
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Ginger L. Drenning, September 5, 2012
6. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park - Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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