Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
National Historical Park Kentucky

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New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1
Park is closed for the holiday.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - Monday, January 21


Abraham Lincoln Birthday - Tuesday, February 12
A wreath laying ceremony will be conducted by park staff at 10:00 A.M. ET to honor the 209th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.


National Park Day - Saturday, March 23


National Park Week - April 20 - 28
An annual Presidential proclaimed week for the celebration and recognition of your National Parks.

Junior Ranger Day - Saturday April 20. The park will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day with events all day.


Memorial Day - Monday, May 27
Park will go to summer schedule and be open daily from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. ET.
Interpretive programs given daily, check with information desk for times and location.

Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek will be open from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. ET. and staffed as staff is available


Independence Day - Thursday, July 4


Founders Day - Saturday, August 25
The National Park Service was created on this date in 1916. Founders Day is an opportunity for parks to show our pride, connect with our visitors, and reflect on the importance of the National Park Service mission.


Labor Day - Monday, September 2
Park will go to winter schedule and be open daily from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. ET.
The Visitor Center and Memorial Building close at 5:00 P.M. ET.

The grounds of Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek will be open daylight hours year-round with interpretive staff as staff is available

U. S. Constitution Week - Monday, September 9
Marks the anniversary of the U. S. Constitution being written, signed, and approved in 1787.

Walk Through Lincoln's Life - September 11 and 12
An educational curriculum based event for school children and adults. The public is invited.

Public Lands Day - Saturday, September 21
Is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands that Americans enjoy.

Naturalization Ceremony - Friday, September 27
Approximately 100 people will be sworn in as new citizens of the United States.


Veterans Day - Monday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28
Park is closed for the holiday.


Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25
Park is closed for the holiday.


All events listed will take place at the Birthplace Unit on US 31E three miles south of Hodgenville, KY. The park operates on Eastern Time.

The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located on US 31E six miles north of Hodgenville, KY.

For additional information call (270) 358-3137.

Last updated: October 10, 2019

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Mailing Address:

2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


(270) 358-3137

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