2:30PM, Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29
$10 non-members; $5 members.
Sorry, the October 22nd walking tour has sold out.
Enjoy the historic Lexington Cemetery on this guided walking tour. The tour addresses Lexington's divided loyalties during the Civil War. The tour includes both soldiers and civilians, with more of an emphasis on the home front. The walk is approximately 1 mile and lasts about 90 minutes.
Space is limited. Reservations recommended by calling 859-233-9999 by the Friday before the tour. Admission is collected at the Henry Clay monument by museum staff. Please bring cash or check.
The Lexington Cemetery is located at 833 W. Main Street, Lexington. Meet at the Henry Clay monument. To get to the monument, follow the first veer off to the left and it will take you to the front of the monument where you may park along the roadside.
$25 non-members; $20 members.
Space is limited to 15. Reservations required.
Join chef Tom Yates in a hands-on culinary program featuring the vanilla almond cake said to be Abraham Lincoln's favorite. Participants will explore the origins of Mary Lincoln's legendary dessert and take part in preparing, comparing, and tasting white cake recipes from the past. The program will be held in the Christ Church Cathedral Great Hall and Kitchen.
$15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members.
No reservations required.
Make merry, Mary-style, in a special program inspired by the celebrations she hosted and attended- from strawberry parties in Springfield to inaugural balls and state dinners during the White House years. Sample the sounds, sights, and tastes of Mary's most festive times. Mrs. Lincoln's famous white cake included!
Join us for special programs throughout the year! Annual programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event, Cemetery Walking Tours, Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration, and special topic evening tours. To join our email list or for further information, please contact Gwen Thompson at email@example.com or (859) 233-9999.