The Lincoln Museum is the worlds largest museum dedicated to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Its mission is to interpret and preserve the history and legacy of Abraham Lincoln through research, preservation, exhibitry, and education. Tens of thousands of visitors of all ages from throughout the United States and many other countries visit The Lincoln Museum each year. Museum programs include the permanent exhibit Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment, temporary exhibits, lectures, and special events. The Museum operates an active volunteer program, speakers bureau, museum store, and a research library holding nearly 18,000 published volumes and thousands of manuscripts, including more than 300 original Lincoln documents.
Other History nearby:
(Corbin) Colonel Harland Sanders Cafe & Museum
(Barbourville) Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site
(Fairview) Jefferson Davis Monument
(Benham) Kentucky Coal Mining Museum
(Benham) Kentucky Coal Museum
(Norris) Lenoir Museum
03/02 Coming to The Harrogate area
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival Lexington KY May18-19 A family friendly Festival for young and old alike, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has not only a wonderful selection of Fiber and Sheep related vendors, but also Educational Demonstrations, Irish Dancers, Live Music, a Tractor Show, Live Animals and much more.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Fort Harrod Beef Festival Harrodsburg KY May31-June1 The festival is designed to showcase Kentucky's beef industry. If you are looking for a fun, exciting and educational weekend full of activities; then the Fort Harrod Beef Festival is the place to be! Features a range of activities, and many center around a delicious array of beef. There are activities to suit many different interests and ages.
Great American Brass Band Festival Danville KY June7-9 The Great American Brass Band Festival is a one-of-a-kind event committed to preserving brass band music through performance and education. We pride ourselves on bringing the world's best brass band music, FREE OF CHARGE, to historic downtown Danville, Kentucky.