Lincoln’s 211th Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Activities begin with a wreath laying ceremony in downtown Hodgenville at 8:00 am followed by a biscuits and gravy breakfast at the Hodgenville Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

A wreath laying ceremony at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will begin at 10:00 am.

The annual Lincoln Luncheon will be Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the LaRue County Extension Building from 12:00-1:00 pm.

Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at the Lincoln Museum or from Lincoln Days board members.

Dr. John Roush will be the featured speaker. Roush has served as President of Centre College since 1998 and will discuss Abraham Lincoln’s leadership style and legacy. Roush is a former Academic All-America football player, has served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, and has spearheaded projects that have elevated Centre College to national prominence during his tenure. He is interested in a wide array of topics including student leadership, community service, and the scholar-athlete.

The program will also include the presentation of the Richard Burks Award, special recognition for the annual elementary art show, a delicious meal prepared by Four Score Deli and Bakery, and a great opportunity to gather and commemorate the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln.

The public is invited to attend these ceremonies to honor President Lincoln’s birthday.

Details for events are below.

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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
8 a.m. – 
Wreath Laying
Free Event
Statue Plaza
Lincoln Square
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Join representatives from local government and Lincoln Days Celebration for a flag raising and wreath laying ceremony, followed by breakfast at Hodgenville Christian Church Fellowship Hall, featuring biscuits and gravy. For more information, call (270) 358-8710.

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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
10 a.m. – Wreath Laying
Free Event
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace
National Historical Park
2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Join National Park staff in a procession from the visitor center to the Memorial Building

For more information, call (270) 358-3137.

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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
12 Noon – 1 p.m.
Lincoln Days Annual Luncheon
Ticketed Event – $15/person

LaRue County Extension Office
807 Old Elizabethtown Rd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

The luncheon features installation of new board members and presentation of the Richard Burks Lincoln Heritage Award.

Dr. John Roush will be the guest speaker.
Roush has served as President of Centre College since 1998 and will discuss Abraham Lincoln’s leadership style and legacy. Roush is a former Academic All-America football player, has served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, and has spearheaded projects that have elevated Centre College to national prominence during his tenure. He is interested in a wide array of topics including student leadership, community service, and the scholar-athlete.

Tickets are $15 per person
and are available at The Lincoln Museum
(66 Lincoln Square).

You can also call (270) 358-8710 for reservations or email us to RSVP.