Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Hodgenville, KY

Part of a National Historic Site, the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace consists of a granite memorial surrounding a log cabin representing the birthplace of the future president in 1809.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250154
Names
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
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Timeline

1809
Construction of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
12 Feb 1809
Birth of Abraham Lincoln
15 Oct 1966
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
66000066
Date Listed
19661015
Name
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
Other Names
Sinking Spring;Cave Spring Farm;Lincoln Farm;Nolan Creek Far
Address
3 mi. S of Hodgenville
City/Town
Hodgenville
County
Larue
State
Kentucky
Category
building
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1808; 1809
Areas of Significance
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT; ARCHITECTURE; SOCIAL HISTORY