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Antioch, West Virginia: Log Cabin Birthplace of Lincoln's Mom

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Address:
Nancy Hanks Rd, Antioch, WV
Directions:
From US Hwy 50, either three-quarters of a miles east of Hwy 972 or 1.2 miles west of US Hwy 220, turn south at brown "Nancy Hanks Memorial" sign onto Grayson Gap Rd/CR 6. Follow signs, through several turns, six miles to cabin on right, monument on left. There's a gate across the road with "No Trespassing" signs, but you're allowed to open the gate to visit the cabin.
Admission:
Free
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Log Cabin Birthplace of Lincoln's Mom

Abraham Lincoln's mom had a past with a number of big question marks, but no one seems to doubt that she was born right here.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/03/2012]

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Nancy Hanks Memorial - Lincoln's mom

Site of the cabin where Nancy Hanks (Abraham Lincoln's birth mother) was born. There is a stone marker and a replica Early-American cabin at the site. For die-hard Lincoln fans!

[Sue Cunningham, 09/18/2004]
Birthplace of Lincoln's Mother

Saddle Mountain - The birthplace of Nancy Hanks, President Lincoln's mother. They have a souvenir shop and pay-per-view binoculars.

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