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Battle of Richmond

345 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475, USA

The Battle of Richmond was part of the important 1862 Perryville Campaign. Richmond was the site of one of the Confederacy's greatest victories. A self-guided tour brochure and taped narrative are available at the Richmond Visitor Center. The eight "stations" of the driving tour begin at the top of Big Hill southeast of Berea and end at the Madison County Courthouse in Richmond.


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From I-75 take exit 87 and turn right onto Rt. 876 Easter bypass; follow signs to Richmond Visitor Center (near Eastern Kentucky University campus) on Lancaster Avenue.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information.

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Admission Fee

Refundable deposit for tape, $5.00.


Tourism office, Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.



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