Near Hodgenville in Larue County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
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, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 12, 1809.
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. Located in the "Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park" - use the main entrance.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 2 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); a different marker also named The Sinking Spring (about 500 feet away); The Boundary Oak (about 500 feet away); An Enduring Symbol (about 500 feet away); An Idyllic Frontier Scene (about 500 feet away); Grave of Frontiersman / South Fork Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hodgenville.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 634 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 7, 8. submitted on March 24, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.