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Located at Freeman Lake Park, the site consists of the two log buildings of the homestead built in 1789 and 1805 by owner Hardin Thomas and his friend Thomas Lincoln, father of Abraham Lincoln. A skilled carpenter and cabinetmaker, Lincoln built the stairways and mantelpieces and fashioned most of the woodwork in the building. The house is furnished in period. An original reeded mantel was removed in about 1928, which has been subsequently installed in the Lincoln Room of the brick Officer's Club at Fort Knox.

Access to a trail, which circles the 120-acre Freeman Lake, is located at the site. Open daily June through mid-August.

Location: Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown Kentucky Telephone 502-769-3916 Toll Free: 800-437-0092

Other History nearby:
(Hodgenville) Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
(Bardstown) Bardstown Historical Museum
(Elizabethtown) Brown-Pusey Community House
(Louisville) Col. Harland Sanders Museum
(Corydon) Corydon Capitol State Historic Site
(Louisville) Farmington Plantation

09/26 Coming to The Elizabethtown area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Stucky Music Festival Park City KY May17-18 It is a hard economic time and Stucky Musical Festival would like to remain a low cost event that gives both musicians and local companies a place to promote themselves, as well as sell their merchandise. Proceeds will go to growing this festival so that it can continue on and to a local charity that helps children have opportunity to participate in music and art.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.