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Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

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Address: Route 31E, Knob Creek Farm, Hodgenville, KY
Phone Number: 2703583137
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I had never been to Lincoln's Boyhood Home at Knob Creek. While we were here, two girls were making candles dipping the wick over and over into the wax like they did in Lincoln's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Somerset, Kentucky
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Somerset, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had never been to Lincoln's Boyhood Home at Knob Creek. While we were here, two girls were making candles dipping the wick over and over into the wax like they did in Lincoln's time. They gave us a candle as we left. At this place, you get to go inside the cabin to see what it might have been... More 

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Fullerton, Ca, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking lot right off highway 316. Definitely worth a brief stop. We stopped here on the way to the Lincoln Birthplace National Park. Wandered around he ground]s and visited the reconstructed cabin. Noticed that there were some benches in the back that overlooked the extensive field behind the main buildings, but did not pay much attention to it while there.... More 

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Minneapolis MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't overly impressed with this site, it is the grounds where Lincoln spent part of his childhood so it was fun to be on that same ground that he walked. I spent less than 30 minutes here, there is a supposed to be a good hike here but I didn't have time for it. Worth a stop if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Abraham's family moved here when he was 2 and left for IN when he was 7. While this is the earliest place he is reported to have memories of I was not as impressed with this place as I was the place in IN.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

If you are doing an Abraham Lincoln tour include this location. The park ranger came over a gave us a good quick overview of the site and what happened here.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

located about 15 minutes away from birthplace site=you might as well check this out as well. refurbished old cabin(not Lincolns) is open for viewing. beautiful peaceful area. enjoyed walking out to the fields and creek. good signage here as well. bathrooms were clean. neat to walk where Lincoln as a boy did.

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Who doesn't love President Lincoln? This park gives you a little background on Lincoln's boyhood. We walked down to the creek and were in awe of how clean and clear the water was. Lincoln must have loved living here as a boy. We saw the replica of the cabin. There's a larger building that was a tavern and will be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Not a lot to do here but look at a replica of the cabin and walk down to knob creek. It's cool to know my kid got to play where Abe Lincoln played. There are no picnic tables but the Ranger let us spread our blanket under the trees and have a picnic lunch which was really nice.

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Vidor, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Not a lot to see, but you can feel the spirit. A home constructed in the style of Lincoln's home is on site and you can see the spot where he is supposed to have lived. I'm a fan so I loved it!

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Bedford, Kentucky, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This place continues your journey with Abe Lincoln. The one part was not open the day we were there so we have no idea what was in there. The grandchildren looked in the cabin, then we walked down to the creek. They enjoyed knowing they were walking in Abe's footsteps. There are also very clean restrooms here and the cost... More 

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