Lincoln Heritage Scenic Highway

National Scenic BywayKentucky

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  • Danville Constitution Square Statue

    Two statues clasp hands in this tribute to the Danville Consititution.

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  • Tasting Room at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center

    Visitors sit along the rounded bar, enjoying the cool atmosphere and tingling spirits at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center.

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  • Kentucky State Scenic Byway Sign Along Corridor

    A Kentucky State Scenic Byway sign welcomes you and urges you to drive on and drink in the Kentucky landscape.

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  • Raspberry Alley in Bardstown

    Rain glistens on the pavement of Raspberry Alley in Bardstown in October.

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  • Train Approaching Kentucky Railway Museum

    A bright yellow train engine pulling several oversized train cars approaches the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, KY.

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  • Entrance to Lincoln's Boyhood Home

    The National Park Service shield graces the entrance sign to Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home in Knob Creek, Kentucky.

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  • Jim Beam Distillery

    A bronze statue seems to be laughing in front of the Jim Beam Distillery as the sunshine rolls over him.

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  • Abbey of Gethsemani

    Austere in a bath of sunlight, the Abbey of Gethsemani recalls the past.

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  • Lincoln's Boyhood Cabin at Knob Creek

    Lincoln's boyhood cabin at Knob Creek shows itself amid the trees, glowing in the midday sun.

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  • St. Joseph Cathedral

    The red brick of St. Joseph Cathedral blazes through the white columns of the facade.

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  • Loretto Motherhouse Fall Color

    Trees burn yellow and gold on the grounds of the Loretto Motherhouse during the Kentucky fall as shadows leap along the grass.

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  • Old Log Home at My Old Kentucky Home State Park

    An old log house hosts the business offices of My Old Kentucky Home State Park.

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  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park

    Autumn leaves lie scattered over a bench and path behind the visitor center at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, KY.

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  • Old Bardstown Village

    An aged log cabin stands in Old Bardstown Village against a backdrop of water and greenery.

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  • Abraham Lincoln Museum

    The awning of the Abraham Lincoln Museum casts a soothing shadow over the front window panes.

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  • Old Talbott Tavern

    The red-painted shutters, doorway, sign, and second-floor pillars set off the cream-colored stone of the Old Talbott Tavern in Bardstown, KY.

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  • Reconstruction of Lincoln's Boyhood Home

    A split rail fence and a log cabin with red caulking recreate the past at Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home National Historic Site in Knob Creek, Kentucky.

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  • Flowers at Intersection in Hodgenville

    Flowers bloom in fall on the roadside of the central roundabout in Hodgenville. Flags fly over the statue of the adult Lincoln in the background, while further back the Lincoln History Museum can be seen.

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  • Shopping in Historic Bardstown

    A mother and daughter stroll down the brick sidewalks of Bardstown's historic downtown, looking for bargains in the unique stores.

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  • Center's Sign for My Old Kentucky Home

    A sign welcomes visitors to the visitor center for Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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  • Stephen Foster's Statue at My Old Kentucky Home State Park

    A statue of young Stephen Foster looks towards the Old Kentucky Home for inspiration to write his famous ballad on the grounds of My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, KY.

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  • Informative Sign on Old Talbott Tavern Wall

    "The stone portion of the Talbott Tavern dates before 1790 -- probably built to serve as Salem Academy. The first owner of record, about 1800, Wm. Rose Hynes, began to add brick wings to the stone part. He started the tavern operation with the first license about 1805. It became known as the Hynes House, serving as a stage coach stop on the Louisville-Nashville Turnpike through the 19th Century. Another west side brick wing was added about 1840 and the resulting lobby area was enclosed by George Talbott in 1905. During his tenure the Hynes House became the Talbott Tavern. It has now operated continuously for 100 years offering food, drink and lodging to travelers and guests from all over the world, both famous and commoner."

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  • Young Abe Studies

    On the central roundabout in Hodgenville, Kentucky, stands two statues of Lincoln. This one is of him as a young boy, studying.

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  • Entrance to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    A split rail fence defines the boundary at the entrance to the National Historic Site, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace, south of Hodgenville, Kentucky.

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  • Courthouse Square in Bardstown

    The imposing courthouse in historic Bardstown dominates the historic downtown. It also houses the tourist information center.

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  • Golfing at My Old Kentucky Home State Park

    A woman prepares to swing at a golf ball on the golf course at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, KY.

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  • My Old Kentucky Home

    The Old Kentucky Home that Stephen Foster wrote the song about is an imposing two-story brick structure.

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  • Kentucky Railway Museum

    Cloudy skies overhang the parking lot entrance to the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, KY.

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  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Memorial Building

    Tiers of steps lead to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Memorial Building, shooting out of the surrounding greens.

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  • Adolph Weinman’s Abraham Lincoln Statue

    One of our nation's most beloved presidents, cast in bronze, sits before a historic church in Hodgenville.

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  • Abraham Lincoln Statue in Hodgenville

    Lincoln sits benignly gazing across the center of a roundabout. Unseen in this photo is what he is looking at -- a statue of Lincoln as a boy reading a book, which was erected in 2008.

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  • Lincoln Homestead Cabin

    The Lincoln Homestead Cabin stands proudly among the Kentucky landscape, trees casting shadows on its wooden frame.

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  • Danville National Cemetery

    Rows of tombstones draw the eye to brilliant green trees and a vast blue sky at the Danville National Cemetery.

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  • Bourbon Barrels in a Local Warehouse

    Rows of whiskey barrels line a long room in a warehouse at a bourbon distillery.

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  • Maker's Mark Bottle

    Red wax drips romantically down a brown bottle of Maker's Mark Whiskey.

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  • Perryville Battlefield Monument and Field

    The Perryville Battlefield Monument stands proudly in the light of the setting sun as trees glow orange in the background.

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  • Lincoln Statue in Springfield

    This bronze sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, titled, "In Sacred Union", stands on the plaza of the Washington County Kentucky Judicial Center looking toward the historic 1816 Courthouse. The Kentucky Arts Council, with funding from the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, awarded the City of Springfield money to commission the sculpture to commemorate the 200th birthday of our 16th President in 2009.

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  • Stacking Bourbon Barrels at Heaven Hill Distillery

    A worker stacks barrels of bourbon at the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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  • My Old Kentucky Home

    Federal Hill, the muse for Stephen Foster's famous ballad "My Old Kentucky Home", is a beautiful mansion whose grounds have been made into a state park.

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  • Heaven Hill Distillery

    Barrels of spirits are stored in rows at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center and Distillery.

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  • Civil War Makeshift Hospital Exhibit

    A model of a nurse looks up from tending an amputee in this exhibit portraying a makeshift hospital during the Civil War.

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