Visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
See where the"Great Emancipator," Abraham Lincoln, was born.
Visit the Mary Todd Lincoln House
This piece of early Kentucky history was the home of the future first lady Mary Todd
See familiar names in stone at the Lexington Cemetery
An eerie final resting place of many of Kentucky's most famous sons and daughters.
See the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield
One of the first Union victories of the war, its location in what is now the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest is just a bonus.
See the coolest camp you never knew -- Camp Nelson
Camp Nelson was the site of a major supply and recruiting station for the Union army throughout the Civil War.
See the Confederate perspective below Open Knob at Perryville
This was the site of the Bluegrass States' greatest Civil War battle.
Visit the Mill on the Mill Springs Battlefield
Mill Springs was the first major Union victory of the war. See where it got its name.
Stroll through Frankfort Cemetery
A white marble Confederate Memorial graces the Cemetery, the resting place of Daniel Boone and Theodore O'Hara, whose poem 'Bivouac of the Dead' is a fixture at many National Cemeteries.
Step into the Hunt-Morgan House
John Hunt Morgan was one of the premier cavalry commanders of the war, and the idyll of the Southern gentleman. Morgan's house offers a window onto the now-mythologized man.
See Henry Bottom's House
The old house is a witness to the epic battle that raged all around it.
Walk along Doctor's Creek
The Battle of Perryville opened along Doctor's Creek, when men of the 10th Indiana went for a drink and were met by the 7th Arkansas.
Visit Zollicoffer Park
Named for Gen. Felix Zollicoffer, who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Mill Springs, this park is the site of the fiercest fighting of the day and contains a Confederate cemetery.
- Read Sam Watkins' Battle of Perryville Account
- See familiar names in stone at the Lexington Cemetery
- See Henry Bottom's House
- See the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield
- See the Confederate perspective below Open Knob at Perryville
- See the coolest camp you never knew -- Camp Nelson
- Step into the Hunt-Morgan House
- Stroll through Frankfort Cemetery
- Visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
- Visit the Mary Todd Lincoln House
- Visit the Mill on the Mill Springs Battlefield
- Visit Zollicoffer Park
- Walk along Doctor's Creek
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