Old Fort Harrod State Park
- Arts & Crafts
A full-scale replica of the fort built by James Harrod in 1774 is the centerpiece of Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg, KY. Cabins and blockhouses are furnished with handmade utensils, furniture, crude tools and implements used by the pioneers. The park complex also features the historic Mansion Museum, George Rogers Clark Federal Monument, Lincoln Marriage Temple, and oldest cemetery west of the Alleghenies.
The Park will be closed December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. The Park will reopen on January 2, 2018.
Fort, Gift Shop and Lincoln Marriage Temple are open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
March 1 - November 30
Fort, Gift Shop and Lincoln Marriage Temple are open Wednesday - Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Open Sunday Noon to 5:00pm
April 1 - October 31
The Fort Harrod State Park Museum is open Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Open Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Grounds are open to the public 8:00 until dusk, 7 days a week.
November 1 - March 31
Museum is closed.
The Lincoln Marriage Temple is one of the stops along Kentucky's Lincoln Heritage Trail.
- Family activities
- Live interpreters
Corner of Lexington Street US 68 and 127 College Street in Harrodsburg Ky
Spring is finally here in Mercer County and we are so glad to be outside and enjoying what treasures are right here in our own backyard. Old Fort Harrod is at full staff and ready for your visit as well as Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Chimney Rock Marina and Restaurant, Cane Run Fishing Camp and Cummins Ferry Resort and Campground. How about a walk at Big Spring, Salt River Park or a stroll around our communities? Whatever you choose to do outside, enjoy your home place all season.