Lincoln’s 209th Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in Hodgenville, his Kentucky birthplace, on Monday, February 12, 2018

Festivities continue with a special luncheon celebrating Hodgenville’s 200th Birthday on Sunday, February 18 (Presidents’ Day weekend).

Events commemorating the birth of Abraham Lincoln begin with a wreath-laying ceremony in the historic town square, followed by one at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.

Our annual Lincoln Luncheon is being held on Sunday, February 18 at 1 p.m. at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. Tickets for the luncheon are $15/person and are available at The Lincoln Museum.

This year’s luncheon features Carl Howell, Jr. as Keynote Speaker. Hodgenville celebrates its 200th birthday in 2018 and Carl’s speech will focus on Hodgenville’s history. Seating is limited, so purchase your ticket today!

Details for events are below.

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Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 
Wreath Laying
Free Event
Statue Plaza
Lincoln Square
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Join representatives from local government, Lincoln Days Celebration, and The Lincoln Museum for a flag raising and wreath laying ceremony, followed by a reception at The Lincoln Museum. For more information, call (270) 358-3163.

Download PDF flyer for wreath laying events.

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Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
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 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Parkprocession from the visitor center to the Memorial Building

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

Download PDF flyer for wreath laying events.

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Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
1 p.m.
(doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
Lincoln Days Annual Luncheon:
Celebrating Hodgenville’s Bicentennial

Hodgenville Woman’s Club
19 Lincoln Square
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Our annual luncheon is being held on Sunday, February 18 (Presidents’ Day weekend) in commemoration of Hodgenville’s 200th Birthday Celebration.

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

Download a PDF flyer for the Feb. 18 event.

This year’s keynote speaker is Carl Howell, Jr. Carl is an attorney and historian, Kentucky’s premier postcard collector and has been practicing law in Hodgenville, Kentucky, since 1969.

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.