Thursday, August 18, 2016

Looking for Lincoln (and other Pursuits)

Thursday, June 23
Vincennes, Indiana
            George Rogers Clark Memorial
                        purchased my National Parks Passport
            lunch – downtown
            Grouseland – William Henry Harrison’s “Mansion”
                        excellent and informative tour

Lincoln City, Indiana
            Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Elizabeth, Kentucky
            Ramada Inn
            supper – Texas Roadhouse

Friday, June 24
            leisurely morning
Hodgenville, Kentucky
            Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
                        nice talk by the park ranger about the history of the "birthplace" cabin 
                        Sinking Spring Farm – cabin
                        Knob Hill Farm
Georgetown, Kentucky
            Cousin Reunion
            Fairfield Inn
            supper – downtown
                        Fava’s Restaurant – I had a Kentucky Hot Brown

Saturday, June 25
Lexington, Kentucky
            Mary Todd Lincoln House
                        excellent and informative tour
back in Georgetown
lunch – Culver’s
Mass – St. Francis de Sales Church – home parish for a distant Worland ancestor
supper – BBQ: beef brisket, chicken, and pork; green beans; macaroni and cheese; baked beans; cornbread muffins

Sunday, June 26

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Lincoln Memorial Bridge - U.S. Route 50 Business
over the Wabash River between Vincennes, Indiana and Lawrence County, Illinois
photo from the steps of the George Rogers Clark Memorial
center - main entrance facing south
right - facing east

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