There is a definite sense of history there especially in front of the fireplace where A Lincoln's father proposed to Nancy Hanks.
We learned a lot about Lincoln that we did not know. the old buildings were very interesting and the information about each was nice to laern about. However we were disappointed because we did not get to go inside the buildings
Everytime we have new people visit we take them out to go through the buildings and to read the plaques . Several times over my lifetime they have had a reenactment of Abe's parents marriage. I think KET may have a film set out there.
hard to find location but worth the effort. need better advertising for this park. it is well worth the visit and it is nice to see how people lived in that era. affordible family trip
I visited Lincoln's birthplace and the Knob Creek farm in Larue County, KY, then headed east to Washington County, KY and the Lincoln Homestead State Park, located north of the county seat of Springfield, KY. I arrived after 5 PM when the museum was already closed, but I could still visit the historical sights and read the historical markers. The... More
visitors center was closed but outside plaques were informative
Just nothing to do after looking at the small cabin. This takes a whole 15 minutes at the most.
THIS is where Lincoln was really born! Visit his homestead in Hodgenville, Kentucky.
Simply worth the ride in the countryside to check out. If you like history, you'll enjoy this site.
This park is very small and very few people visit according to the clerk where you buy your tickets. However, the information you can obtain about Lincoln's heritage is great. Remember, Lincoln did not live here in his life--this was his parents home before he was born. This is where his parents got married, etc. Just a nice tribute to... More
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