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Old Fort Harrod

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A full-scale replica of the fort, built by James Harrod in 1774, is the centerpiece of this park. Cabins and blockhouses are furnished with handmade utensils, furniture, crude tools and implements used by the pioneers. The park complex also features Mansion Museum, George Rogers Clark Federal Monument, Lincoln Marriage Temple, and oldest cemetery west of the Alleghenies.

The Lincoln Marriage Temple is one of the stops along Kentucky's Lincoln Heritage Trail.

Hours of Operation


Park is open to the public 8:00am until dusk.

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
Museum is open Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Open Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Park is open to the public 8:00 until dusk, 7 days a week.

December 1 - February 28
Fort, Gift Shop and Lincoln Marriage Temple are open Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 1 - March 31
Museum is closed.


Meetings, Conventions and Groups

Harrod Banquet Room
Dimensions: 47’x47’. Built in screen and staging available. 160 people at round tables or 200 people in a reception standup style. $300.00 rental/deposit.

Lincoln Board Room
Intimate room with windows. Perfect for the strategic planning session. Sits 20 people. $50.00 rental/deposit.

Pioneer Room
Room with small kitchen area. Sits 20 people. $50.00/deposit.

Amphitheatre
Chairs included. $300.00 rental/$200 deposit.

Indoor & Outdoor Theatre
Chairs & Shelter included.$500.00 rental/ $400 deposit.

Park Grounds
Weddings $100.00 rental.

Shelter
$50.00 rental.

Contact
Old Fort Harrod State Park
100 S. College St.
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Phone: (859) 734-3314
Email: fortharrod@ky.gov
Park Manager: David Coleman

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