Lincoln in Kentucky from the General George Patton Museum
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Lincoln In Kentucky

Lincoln Room, Fort Knox Leaders Club
Thomas Lincoln built the fireplace in 1805. It was moved to Fort Knox by Major Radcliffe in 1919.
3 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 1118 Chaffee Avenue, Fort Knox, KY 40121
Admission: (502)942-8332 or (502)942-0959

Thomas Lincoln mantle
Plaque reads: Lincoln Mantle was made by Thomas Lincoln, father of the Great Emancipator in 1805 and installed in a house he built for Hardin Thomas two miles north of Elizabethtown. Presented to Camp Knox by Con-quar Club.


Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Fort Knox.
Lincoln’s grandmother Bathsheba and his aunt and uncle are buried at the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at Fort Knox. Thomas Lincoln purchased his first farm in the Mill Creek area.
5 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: Fort Knox
Admission: Memorial Day, free of charge.

Bathsheba gravesite
Grave text: Bathsheba or Bersheba Lincoln whose grandson was the sixteenth President of the United States, married Captain Abraham Lincoln in Virginia, accompanied him over the mountains to Kentucky, worked by his side to create a landed estate until he was killed by the Indians in May, 1786.



Helm Cemetery
Burial place of relatives by marriage to Lincoln
12 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: Junction US 31W & KY 447 Elizabethtown

Doe Run Inn
Thomas Lincoln worked as stone mason on this building. The Inn also houses a restaurant.
15 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location:500 Doe Run Hotel Road, Brandenburg
Hours: Open daily except December 24 and 25.
Phone: 270-422-2982
Doe Run Inn Wikipedia entry.

Hardin County Museum
Hardin County History
16 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 201 West Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown
Hours & Admission: Call for hours and admission
Phone: 270-763-8339

Lincoln Heritage House
Thomas Lincoln built this house between 1789-1805
16 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown
Hours & Admission: Open June 1st to October 1st Tuesday through Sunday 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Admission is free.
Phone: 1-800-437-0092

Lincoln Museum
The Official Lincoln Museum of Kentucky
29 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 66 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville
Hours & Admission:
Monday-Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adults $3, Seniors $2.50, Children 5-12 $1.50
Phone: 270-358-3163

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
The birthplace of the Abraham Lincoln, located in Hodgenville, Kentucky.
32 miles from the General George Patton Museum.
Location: 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville
Hours & Admission: Memorial Day through Labor Day: 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
The remainder of the year: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Admission is free.
Phone: 270-358-3137

Lincoln’s Boyhood Home
http://www.nps.gov/abli/, http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/knob.htm
The boyhood home of Lincoln until the age of seven.
38 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 31 E near Athertonville, south of New Haven
Hours & Admission: Memorial Day through Labor Day: 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. The remainder of the year: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Admission is free.
Phone: 270-358-3137

Farmington Historic Plantation
Lincoln and Joshua Speed were friends and Lincoln stayed as a guest at Farmington.
38 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 3033 Bardstown Road, Louisville
Hours & Admission: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-18 $3, 5 and under free.
Phone: 502-452-9920

Lincoln Homestead State Park
Historic homes of Lincoln’s mother and uncle are on site.
59 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 5079 Lincoln Park Road
Hours & Admission: Open May 1 to September 30. A fee is charged for admission.
Phone: 859-336-7461

Kentucky Historical Society
Featuring Lincoln history and artifacts.
82 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 100 West Broadway Street, Frankfort
Hours & Admission: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Adults $4, Youth (6-18) $2, children 5 and under free.
Phone: 502-564-1792

Mary Todd Lincoln House
Home of Mary Todd Lincoln from the time she was thirteen.
105 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 578 West Main Street, Lexington
Hours & Admission: Open to the public Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. from February 18, 2008 to November 30. Last tour starts at 3:15 p.m. Adults $7, $1 off with AAA discount, Children 6-12 $4, Children under 6 free.
Phone: 859-233-9999  

Camp Nelson
Site of the largest African American recruiting camp in Kentucky during the Civil War.
109 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 6614 Danville Pike
Hours & Admission: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 859-881-5716

Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate
Henry Clay, Abraham Lincoln’s political mentor, built his home on this site.
111 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 120 Sycamore Road, Lexington
Hours & Admission: Closed in January. Open for pre-scheduled group tours in February. Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., March through December. Please check Web site for more information. Adults $7, Children $3, 5 and under free.
Phone: 859-266-8581

White Hall
Home of Cassius Marcellus Clay, friend to Lincoln.
124 miles from the General George Patton Museum
Location: 500 White Hall Shrine Road
Hours & Admission: Tours given April 1-Labor Day Sunday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., after Labor Day - October 31 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., November 1 - March 31 10 a.m. - noon & 2 p.m. Adults $6, Seniors $4, Children 6-12 $3, under 6 free.
Phone: 859-623-9178