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Department of Travel and Tourism Ky. Civil War Heritage Trails Sites Announced

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 3, 2011) As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a new state program to link Civil War sites throughout Kentucky will help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped a state torn by the war. The Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails program was unveiled last weekend at […]


You’ve gone to haunted houses, haunted forests and trails. But, have you ever hunted for ghosts? You have an opportunity to do that at the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. Suzanne Starr Williams, a certified ghost hunter, will lead individuals through the fields of Camp Nelson including the cemetery, prison and forts to experience […]

Civil War Groups to Dedicate Historical Marker at Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Camp Nelson National Cemetery was founded in 1867 for the interment of Union soldiers after the Civil War, and has served families of veterans since that time. But who was Nelson? Was his first name Camp? Who is the cemetery named for? Four organizations recently pooled their resources, and with the cooperation of the Camp […]

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