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Well worth a visit

Unfortunately it was a rainy day when we visited but the centre has a good exhibition and film all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
798rosieh
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Lincoln Kentucky Born

This is the National Park Service Historic Site where Abraham Lincoln was born at 2995 Lincoln Farm... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
977samd
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Vero Beach, Florida
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On February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin, similar to the authentic 19th-century cabin preserved here.
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2995 Lincoln Farm Rd, Hodgenville, KY 42748-9707
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately it was a rainy day when we visited but the centre has a good exhibition and film all about Lincoln. By the time we had fished these the rain wasn’t as hard so my husband walked up to the main memorial and said it...More

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

This is the National Park Service Historic Site where Abraham Lincoln was born at 2995 Lincoln Farm Road,Hodgenvile, KY, 41747, 270-358-3137. This is the Sinking Spring Site or Farm that was settled by Lincoln’s parents, Thomas and Nancy, settles in 1808 where Lincoln was born...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

The visitor center and film give a good picture of Lincoln's early life in Kentucky. It was interesting to note, that although he was born into very simple life circumstances, his family was not as poor as I had always thought. It was also interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Let me start by saying I'm a history person. We drove out of my way to visit this park and was told by the individual in the shop that we must see his cabin. I explained I had a bad knee and couldn't make the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fran H
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area and the walk up to the cabin is nice. We took the ramp up and the stairs down. The ranger played a quick movie for us at the visitors center. I wish it had a gift shop that was open...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent a day of our KY trip with a focus on Lincoln. This site was very nice. We got to see a bit of what life was like for Lincoln. The cabin on display is nice, but it is disputed as to whether it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It is a wonderful and great place, is becoming run down, so many people go there, it is very nice though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gregg M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a beautiful National Park with lots of area to explore. The hiking trails are very nice and easy, the exhibits are amazing, and the scenery is wonderful. It's worth taking the time to see everything and enjoy the history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Okie_Ron_1
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This place was well worth the time we took to visit. A very knowledgeable man greeted us inside the memorial and gave great information. He obviously loves his job.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank notanangel
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Very interesting facility. The visitors center has tons of information and highly recommended before walking the grounds. Would like to have seen more items within the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
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JacquelineF1547
August 26, 2018|
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Response from BamaGal83 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from HootieToo | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much time you have, how interested you are in learning about Lincoln and what the weather is like. One hour is good if you want to just see what's there. If you do the visitor center and film more like 2... More
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