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Very nice, quick place to visit

Because we were close, I wanted to see his boyhood home. It was raining all day but we went into... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DDD1NotNow
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Wished it had been earlier in the day

I think we missed out on our visit here. It wasn’t planned and as spur of the moment things... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
JMSTRS
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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

According the the online information this facility was showing to be open to the public but when we arrived it was closed. We then went to the Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and that was where we learned it was closed due to renovation until later...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were the only people around. Had the place to ourself. Right by the road and parking. Tiny hut, but glad we visited to learn the history of Lincoln.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PhilipArkind
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because we were close, I wanted to see his boyhood home. It was raining all day but we went into the visitor center and they had a brief history of Abe. A beautiful path through the trees to the monument that holds a house to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The site is easy to find, right off of the main road in the area. The grounds were well maintained, the (replica) buildings seemed authentic enough (to my untrained eye). There were plenty of informative signs that were easy to locate. Overall well worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hernando E
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Don’t go here is you’re expecting a great deal of information on Lincoln’s childhood. The house is a replica of a log cabin in which he lived as a child. No guide, nor information. We literally stepped out of the car, walked around the log...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patrice A
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

This was neat to say that I have seen it, but that is all. It's basically just an unmanned, open field. There are two markers and his friend's home there. Having gone to his birthplace first, I knew what I was seeing after watching the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AmandaJ53
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a self guided tour. When Abraham was about two years old, they moved to this house (about two miles away from birthplace). You will see fields were family planted food, the stream they got water. It is free.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leah H
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

I think we missed out on our visit here. It wasn’t planned and as spur of the moment things sometimes turn out...we were there when the visitors’ center was already closed and it was getting close to dusk. We wandered around a bit and read...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JMSTRS
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

The is Lincoln’s Boyhood National Memorial, managed by the National Park Service, actually His Boyhood Roots on the Knob Creek, located at 7120 Bardstown Road, KY 42748, 592-549-3741, where his family leased and farmed 30 acres on Knob Creek. There is a paved parking lot,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Drove out of my way to visit Lincoln's birthplace cabin and his boyhood home. It was raining on this particular day and people were driving up and taking a picture from their car and going on their merry way, thinking this was Lincoln's boyhood home....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
I "googled" the information, and according to what I saw this site is still closed. You can, however, visit the BIRTHPLACE of Abe Lincoln, which is only a couple of miles away. That Park really is worth the time to see... More
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