Lincoln's Boyhood Home
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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.
February 17th, 2013
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