HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS & TOURS

Hardin County History Museum

This museum is a part of the official Lincoln Trail through Kentucky. View the Lincoln room and learn about Hardin County’s history beginning with Native Americans. 270-763-8339.

CIVIL WAR & MILITARY ATTRACTIONS

The Cannonball

Fired by General John Hunt Morgan’s forces during the 1862 Christmas Raid, this Civil War artifact is still embedded in the wall of the Depp building. Pick up the “Civil War in Elizabethtown” brochure from the tourism office. 270-765-2175.

ARTS & CULTURE

Emma Reno Connor Black History Gallery

Emma was tirelessly dedicated to preserving the history of Black Americans. The gallery is a testament to her perseverance and hard work. 270-268-9534.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CONNECTION

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace

Climb the 56 steps (one for each year of Lincoln’s life) leading to the Memorial Building which houses the symbolic cabin. See Lincoln family exhibits. Hodgenville 270-358-3137.

“BOURBON TRAIL” DISTILLERIES

Jim Beam

Learn how the barrel makers developed their craft and visit the tasting parlor in the Beam home. Don’t miss the one of a kind authentic moonshine still. Gift shop. Clermont 502-543-9877.

TRAILS & RECREATION

Saunders Springs Nature Preserve

Located between 31W and Fort Knox, this heavily-wooded park features steep terrain, mature hardwood forest surroundings and plenty of caves and springs. Despite its rustic setting, the preserve features a handicap-accessible trail. Open dawn to dusk year-round. Radcliff 270-351-1875.

View All Things To See

Bookmark and Share

Search the Site


Find Us on Facebook

 

RSS Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram iTunes YouTube