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COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE

Perryville, Kentucky - Bluegrass Region
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1825 Battlefield Rd
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
Perryville, KY 40468

joan.house@ky.gov
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1825 Battlefield Rd
Perryville, KY 40468

(859) 332-8631
joan.house@ky.gov
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October 4 - 5, 2014

Thousands of visitors participate in the popular October weekend event in Perryville each year that commemorates the Oct. 8, 1862 Civil War Battle of Perryville.   Re-enactors demonstrate military maneuvers that were used in the battle.  There are living history encampments, a lecture series, book presenters, antique and vendor tents, a Commemoration Parade, ghost tours, Period Social and a "Taste of 1862" Dinner & Dance featuring an authenic meal prepared over an open fire.  Other fun activities include a craft fair, flea market, festival food, a car show and a street dance.

 

















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