HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS & TOURS

Summit One-Room Schoolhouse

Once described as the “finest school in the county”, this 1892 one-room school was later used to store hay. Recently restored by the local Retired Teachers Association. 270-765-2175.

CIVIL WAR & MILITARY ATTRACTIONS

Fort Duffield

Built in 1861 to protect a Union supply route, this site is the largest and best-preserved Kentucky earthen fortress. The fort also served a General Sherman’s headquarters. Linger for a panoramic scene of West Point, the Ohio River and surrounding area. West Point 270-922-4574.

ARTS & CULTURE

Hardin County Playhouse

The stage is set for comedy, tragedy, and drama . . . there’s something for everyone in each season. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, Sunday matinees. Call for their current season lineup at 270-351-0577.

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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