215 Commerce Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Phone: (270) 360-0088
Fax: (270) 360-1128
215 Commerce Drive , Elizabethtown, KY, US, 42701
- Phone: (270) 360-0088
- Fax: (270) 360-1128
Built in 1825, this was the town's first safe haven for travelers. It hosted General Custer's and Jenny Lind in the 1870's. This Georgian mansion houses The Pusey Room Museum, a genealogical library, is located in this Georgian manor. Meeting rooms for private and public functions are also available. There is a beautiful garden adjacent to the House. Guided tours are available.
The Abraham Lincoln Statue commemorates the country's 16th President. This historic site was built in 1909 by Adolph Alexander Weinman on Lincoln's 100th birth anniversary. It is a 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall statue featuring a seated Lincoln, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Constituted in the Lincoln Living Historical Farm, the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is situated in present day Lincoln City, Indiana. Predominantly the site where Lincoln spent his childhood, the park does provide for public to get a glimpse of the life of the 16th President of the United States. They also feature a museum with a variety of exhibits and a point of reference film. A great deal of joy is vented at the point where public can draft letters that automatically get converted to Lincoln’s handwriting. In the year of 2005, the locate was visited by a record 147,443 people round the year.
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is a must visit when in the city. The park comprises of farm sites and a memorial building. Take 56 steps to the top and admire the architecture. Also visit the replica of the modest log cabin where the country's 16th President was born back in 1809. This historically significant site is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mount Broderick Pullman Car is one of the prime rail cars on display at the Kentucky Railway Museum. The train, originally named Mt. Broderick, was created in 1926 by Pullman Company. It comprised of ten compartments and could accommodate a maximum of 52 passengers. 'Four star hotel on rails' is a common phrase used to describe this locomotive. It featured concrete flooring, lounge and buffet sections, and contemporary air conditioning system. Since 1958, the Kentucky Railway Museum are the proud owners of Mount Broderick Pullman Car.
This Abbey was founded in 1848 by the Order of Trappist Cistercians. Displays and videos tell visitors about the monastary life and there is a bookstore with Gethsemani Farms' products and gifts. The monks also open their doors to spiritual seekers from around the world.
Established in 1929 by Isaac W. Bernheim, this renowned arboretum and 14,000 acre forest is the perfect place to spend the day. Visit the Nature Center, or enjoy the 30 miles of hiking trails, the picnic area, and lakes. There is also a cafe with a lunch menu, and a gift shop that offers a variety of unique items, including one-of-a-kind handcrafted Kentucky arts and crafts.
Learn about the heritage and production of fine Bourbon at this 200 year old distillery. View the Beam family home, which is listed as a National Historic Site, and sample Jim Beam bourbons.
Jim Beam is one of the most cherished American whiskeys, and thus its unique history is one worth celebrating, and the Jim Beam American Outpost is the place to do it. Your visit begins with a screening of a short film telling the Beam story. Then you tour past some historic buildings and machinery. Then you make it to the tasting room where somebody pours you a couple tastes of bourbon. Then it's over to the gift shop for a souvenir Jim Beam sweatshirt.
Introduced in the 18th century, Jim Beam is one of the oldest and most popular brands of bourbon in the country. Trace the brand's journey, of more than 200 years and global acclaim, at this delightful facility in Clermont. Guided tours of the facility take you through a fascinating journey through Jim Beam's history, as well as the complex process of distilling their world-famous bourbon from start to end. Lasting an hour and fifteen minutes, the tour includes tastings as well as a display of exhibits from the company's history. The Beam Bar at the facility serves up a selection of spirits from the company. Check website for more.
Come visit this distillery where the bottling is done by hand and the Bourbon ages in white oak barrels. The distillery is housed in a 1911 Spanish Mission-syle building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic places. Tours are available and a gift shop is on site.
Fort Duffield was built in 1861 and was named in the honor of Rev. George Duffield of Detroit. Even during the Civil War this fort was mostly unused and no wars were fought here. Given its lack of use, Fort Duffield was eventually abandoned, Currently, Fort Duffield is managed and maintained by a voluntary group called 'Friends of Fort Duffield. Living History Program, Ghost Walks and similar other events are hosted here on a regular basis.