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Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site

Fairview, KY 42221, USA

The monument at the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is a 351 foot tall stone obelisk. The park here commemorates the birthplace of Jefferson Davis, the preisdent of the Confederate States of America. There is an elevator to an observation room high atop the structure from which visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the western Kentucky countryside.


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Take Pennyrile Parkway south to Hopkinsville where it ends; go approximately 10 miles east on U.S. 68 to Fairview.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, handicapped access, gift shop.

Regular Events

First weekend in June, Jefferson Davis birthday celebration, Miss Confederacy pageant, living history camps, artillery and infantry demonstrations.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Adults and children $2.00, school groups $1.00.


May-October, Daily: 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.; Closed: November 1-April 30.



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