HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS & TOURS

Self-Guided Historic Driving Tour of Elizabethtown

Download a mapped guide or pick one up at the tourism office to learn about interesting histories and architectural styles of old downtown buildings and homes.

CIVIL WAR & MILITARY ATTRACTIONS

Confederate Soldiers Buried on Cemetery Hill

Locate soldiers’ graves with the new kiosk available at the cemetery entrance or pick up a mapped guide at the tourism office.

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.

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