HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS & TOURS

Swope’s Cars of Yesteryear Museum

Explore how transportation was transformed from horseless carriages to sporty automobiles. 270-763-6175.

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

Historic State Theater

The State Theater is still a movie house and theater, but is also now a beautiful 3,400 sq. ft. rental facility for weddings receptions, business meetings, and organizational events. For more information, call 270-234-8258.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CONNECTION

Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln Memorial Cabin

Lincoln’s stepmother’s early 1800’s cabin, recreated down to the brightly colored flowers and nearby butterfly garden. Period items are similar to those used during this era. 270-765-2175.

“BOURBON TRAIL” DISTILLERIES

Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center

Experience state-of-the-art interactive exhibits and learn to appreciate Single Barrel Bourbons inside the “Parker Beam” tasting barrel. Bardstown 502-337-1000.

TRAILS & RECREATION

Greenbelt Parks/Trails

Explore the trails and small parks among the creeks and wooded areas within the town. Walking, running, bird watching and fishing are favorite activities against Nature’s backdrop. 270-765-2175.

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