American Presidents

Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Places

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Site:
Sinking Spring Farm

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Description: President William Howard Taft dedicated a building of marble and granite as a memorial to Abraham Lincoln in 1911. The Memorial Building sits on a hill behind a flight of fifty-six steps, each representing one year of Lincoln's life. The building is open to the public.

Address: Sinking Spring Farm; 2995 Lincoln Farm Road; Hodgenville, KY 42748

Phone Number: (502) 358-3137

Hours of Operation: Memorial Day through Labor Day, 8am to 6:45pm; The remainder of the year, 8am to 4:45pm.

Credit: "Presidential Sites: A Directory of Places Associated with Presidents of the United States" by William G. Clotworthy

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