Introduction to Lebanon, Kentucky
Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion county, is 51 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky.
Lebanon was founded in 1814 and was named after the Biblical Lebanon, owing to the abundant Cedar trees. A Louisville and Nashville Railroad branch was constructed in the area in 1857. The consistent growth of the town came to a halt with the Civil War.
Lebanon and nearby Attractions
- Graham Memorial Park
- Rosewood Golf Club
- Civil War Museum
- Kentucky Railway Museum
Things To Do In Lebanon
The Graham Memorial Park is one of the local parks of Lebanon. Golf lovers can visit the Rosewood Golf Club during their free hours. Tourists can also go to the Kentucky Railway Museum and Civil War Museum for spending quality time. There are many festivals hosted by Lebanon such as the Heart of Kentucky Winterfest, Heritage and Soul Festival, and the Marion County Country Ham Days.
Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport is nearby.
Lebanon Higher Education
Elizabethtown Community College, University of Louisville, Sullivan University, and Bellarmine University are in the neighborhood.