Knob Creek Cabin
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President Abraham Lincoln's home as a child was on Knob Creek in Kentucky. He lived here from when he was two an a half until he was almost eight years old. He almost drowned in Knob Creek when he fell in. He friend Austin Gollaher extended a tree branch to him and pulled him to safety. It was also here that Lincoln seen his first black person. They were being transported along the Louisville - Nashville Turnpike to be sold as slaves. The Lincoln family lived on 30 acres of the 238 acre farm. They moved to Spencer County, Indiana in 1816. To visit the park, follow I65 south from Louisville Kentucky to Elizabethtown exit 91. Then follow the Lincoln Parkway KY61 for 13 miles to US 31E. Make a right on US 31E and the park is in 1.3 miles.
February 17th, 2013
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