HODGENVILLLE - The first marker of the Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail will be unveiled 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at Lincoln Square.
Gov. Steve Beshear and other special guests are on the program to celebrate the national and statewide kickoff of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial with the community, city and county officials and the state Lincoln Heritage Trail partners.
Since President Lincoln loved cream candy and served it in the White House, the MAM Candy of Hodgenville will have a candy pulling demonstration as a tribute to President Lincoln, who loved cream candy and served it at the White House.
Other events include the serving of a birthday cake and a "Lincoln and Landscapes" art display at the Lincoln Museum community room from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and entertainment will be by the LaRue County Band of Hawks.