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Nice Memorial to Lincoln's Childhood

I didn't know that Lincoln spent most of his childhood in Indiana. Really nice memorial. Nice trail... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Butch E
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Nashville, Tennessee
Simple And Well Done

Loved the outside of the Visitors center:) The quotes of Lincoln carved into the walls on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jayjay099
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Cartersville, Georgia
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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial hosts the site of the farm where the 16th president of the U.S. spent the majority of his youth.
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Sr 162, Lincoln City, IN
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't know that Lincoln spent most of his childhood in Indiana. Really nice memorial. Nice trail that has twelve stones all related to historic sites from Lincoln's life. As always the park staff was very helpful. You need to watch the video to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Butch E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the outside of the Visitors center:) The quotes of Lincoln carved into the walls on the outside of the building before entering were inspiring:) MUCH information about the GREATEST President of all time inside:) The ranger was helpful:) You can drive to get to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jayjay099
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Impressive memorial and impressive video and information here. Lots of photos and great staff here. We learned a lot and also had a great walk up to the cemetery and through the woods. Being October the farm site was not in operation but we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank notanangel
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I was most impressed by the knowledgeable and pleasant guides at this historic place! We learned a lot, and were entertained in the process.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stevenstoller47
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I really did not know much about Lincoln's early life. His family moved to Indiana for more economic opportunity. His father bought a farm. The farm has been recreated. There is an easy walk up a short hill past his mother's grave site. His mother...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

My sisters and I stopped here on our way to another location and were so glad we did. It was a very hot day, so we toured the visitor center and then set out for the cemetery and homesite These three old ladies got their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BluegrassBunny
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Was a great place to stop for a picnic. Very informative. Staff at cabin friendly and informative. Park was very clean.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carrie F
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Short trip and historical stop just off the interstate. Well worth the visit to get a new appreciation and understanding of our 16th President.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dennis F
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is an extensive site to visit. The visitors centre is the obvious starting point and it contains several large exhibits focussing on Abraham Lincoln's early life and his mother, Nancy, who died on the farm. There is a pioneer cemetery where Nancy is allegedly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed September 4, 2018

There is a movie and a museum and then a slight hike will take you to the living history part.Or you can drive and park in the parking lot and walk further back to the area. Also Abe Lincoln's mother is buried up by the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Teresa M
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