Archive for the ‘Kentucky Civil War Sites’ Category


The Camp Nelson Preservation and Education Foundation along with the Jessamine County Fiscal Court will sponsor the Camp Nelson Civil War Days Living History on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2011. The event will be held on the grounds of the best preserved Union Army supply depot and African American recruitment site in […]

Civil War Fort at Boonesboro

In 1998, The Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission was introduced to a historical treasure hidden within the hills of the palisades on the banks of the Kentucky River.  Jerry Raisor, curator of the Kentucky River Museum at Fort Boonesborough State Park, informed the Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission of remnants of a Civil War earthen work fortification […]

Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill

Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill is a 125-acre woodland that overlooks downtown Frankfort – Kentucky’s capital city. The park preserves two Civil War earthworks. Fort Boone was built in 1863. Local militiamen fought off an attack by a detachment of John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate raiders from behind its walls in June, 1864. Fort Boone […]

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