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.
Public domain. Photo by A. E. Crane
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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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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.
Public domain. Andy Nicol, TranSystem
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Austere in a bath of sunlight, the Abbey of Gethsemani recalls the past.
Public domain. Andy Nicol
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Tiers of steps lead to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Memorial Building, shooting out of the surrounding greens.
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The awning of the Abraham Lincoln Museum casts a soothing shadow over the front window panes.
One of our nation's most beloved presidents, cast in bronze, sits before a historic church in Hodgenville.
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Rows of whiskey barrels line a long room in a warehouse at a bourbon distillery.
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Two statues clasp hands in this tribute to the Danville Consititution.
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Rows of tombstones draw the eye to brilliant green trees and a vast blue sky at the Danville National Cemetery.
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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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The red brick of St. Joseph Cathedral blazes through the white columns of the facade.
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A bronze statue seems to be laughing in front of the Jim Beam Distillery as the sunshine rolls over him.
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