Hodgenville is a home rule-class city in LaRue County, Kentucky, United States. It is the seat of its county. Hodgenville sits along the North Fork of the Nolin River. The population was 3,206 at the 2010 census
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park labels the replica cabin, which was built thirty years after his death, the "Traditional Lincoln Birthplace Cabin." The significance of the two Hodgenville sites (birthplace and boyhood home) are found in the setting. Preservation of these two national sites allows visitors to see the landscape of the earliest period of Abraham Lincoln's life. The Lincoln Museum is opened for visitors downtown and the bronze Abraham Lincoln Statue stands at the town square.
Distance from Major Airports
Blue Grass Airport is 79 miles from Hodgenville
Louisville International Airport (SDF) is 52 miles away from Hodgenville
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Lincoln Square Circle Monument
The Abraham Lincoln Statue is a historic statue in the Hodgenville Commercial Historic District's public square in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Adolph Alexander Weinman sculpted the statue, as he also did the Lincoln statue at the capitol rotunda at Frankfort, Kentucky. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is nearby.
The First Lincoln Memorial
For over a century people from around the world have come to rural Central Kentucky to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. His early life on Kentucky's frontier shaped his character and prepared him to lead the nation through Civil War. The country's first memorial to Lincoln, built with donations from young and old, enshrines the symbolic birthplace cabin. The first Lincoln Memorial was built by the Lincoln Farm Association on the traditional site of the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln
The Lincoln Museum
Located in the Downtown Hodgenville National Historic District, the Lincoln Museum welcomes you to wander through the pivotal points in the life of the 16th President.
A series of life-size dioramas, period artifacts, and a superb collection of wax figures brings to life the major events in Lincoln's life.
Historic Downtown Commercial District
Many of the early 20th century buildings in downtown Hodgenville are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors can enjoy shopping for local arts and crafts, Lincoln memorabilia, collectibles, gift items, antiques, jewelry, homemade fudge, consignments and even items from an old-fashioned drug store! How about a LaRue County tradition of enjoying a Laha's burger fresh from the grill with a bottled Coke? Hodgenville has been designated a Certified One City through the Kentucky Renaissance on Main program, and as a Preserve America Community by First Lady Laura Bush.