NANCY HANKS BIRTHPLACE
ANTIOCH WV

Nancy Hanks, mother of President Abraham Lincoln was born in 1782 on Joseph and Lucy Hanks' 106 acre farm on Mike's Run. Dr. Barton, famed Lincoln scholar, came to the area in the mid 1920's and located the site of the Hanks' cabin. A memorial marker was erected to commemorate the site, which is located east of the scenic Saddle Mountain.

The following pictures were presented to the Mineral County USGenWeb Page
by Dottie Hughes. Dottie lives two miles from Nancy Hanks birthplace and used to manage a campgrounds there in the late 70's - 1986.

This is the cabin that was built in the late 1960's.

Monument and cabin. Dottie added the white house to the left is the Doll family house, which has since been torn down.
(The little white dog's name is Chip)

These photos were taken inside the cabin.

Special thanks to Dottie for sharing her pictures with us

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