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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Stone Stairs from Parking Area
Structure Number:
ABLI-06
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Kentucky
Structure County:
Larue
Region:
Southeast
Cluster:
Appalachian
Administrative Unit:
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
LCS ID:
090082
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
07/31/2008
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
The stone stairs, constructed by the War Department, are locally significant under Criterion A for their association with the theme of Lincoln commemoration.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1929
CE
1930
CE
War Department
Other
2. 
Altered
1959
CE


NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Pedestrian Circulation
Primary Current Use:
Pedestrian Circulation
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Grounds/Landscape
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Substructure
Concrete
2. 
Superstructure
Concrete
3. 
Superstructure
Limestone
Short Physical Description:
A 13-foot-wide stair of two runs of 12 and 13 concrete (originally limestone) steps flanked by coursed limestone retaining walls with stone pedestals. The stair leads from the parking area to the memorial plaza. Metal handrails have been added.