Kentucky

Presidential Pathways: #16, Abraham Lincoln

Born: Feb. 12, 1809, in Hodgenville, Ky. (Visited: June 2005)
Died: April 15, 1865, in Washington, D.C.
Burial Place: Oak Ride Cemetery in Springfield, Ill.

Birthplace

The Lincoln cabin no longer stands, but a Memorial Building contains a replica cabin.

There are 56 steps to the Memorial Building, which represent the 56 years of Lincoln’s life, and 16 rosettes, which symbolize Lincoln being the 16th president.

The replica cabin inside the Memorial Building.
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