No trace of President Lincoln's home found in KY

HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A crew from the National Park Service is leaving Kentucky finding no trace of Abraham Lincoln's Knob Creek boyhood home.

The crew thoroughly searched the property, hoping to find remnants of the home in time for Lincoln's bicentennial birthday celebration.

Archeologists say development during the last century likely destroyed any traces of the home.

The Parks Service crew decided to dig because of further development planned on the site.

A cabin where one of Lincoln's neighbors lived is still standing there.


Information from: The News Enterprise,

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)