|National Park Service|
U.S. Department of the Interior
|2995 Lincoln Farm Road|
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
Contact: Stacy Humphreys
For Release: Immediate
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Returns to Summer Park Hours
Summer hours are currently in effect at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park. The Birthplace Unit is open daily from 8:00am to 6:45pm and the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is open daily from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Summer hours will run through Monday, September 5, 2016.
During the Summer season, the park will offer free Ranger-led walks and talks at the Birthplace and Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek every day. A schedule of the offered programs is available online on the park’s website and at the Birthplace Visitors Center. New featured programing includes living history programs offered at the Boyhood Home Unit starting the weekend of June 4, 2016 as well as a Pottery Program on the following Saturdays: June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. A special “Photographing Butterflies” program will be offered on Saturday, June 18th and August 13th from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek. Visitors who attend all programs are encouraged to bring water, bug spray, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes. All programs are free and open to the public.
For more information on the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, visit the park’s website at: http://www.nps.gov/abli or the park’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LincolnBirthplaceNPS
June 1, 2016