Hodgenville in Larue County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Memorial Building
Each of the 56 steps to the Memorial Building represents a year of Lincoln's life. The 16 ceiling rosettes symbolize Lincoln as having been 16th President of the United States.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education.
Location. 37° 31.847′ N, 85° 44.234′ W. Marker is in Hodgenville, Kentucky, in Larue County. Marker can be reached from Lincoln Farm Road (Kentucky Route 31E). Marker is on the grounds of The Lincoln Birthplace National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hodgenville KY 42748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sinking Spring (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Sinking Spring (a few steps from this marker); The Boundary Oak (within shouting distance Nancy Lincoln Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln Birthplace (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hodgenville.
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park website. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Sinking Spring Farm - Lincoln's Birthplace. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,077 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.