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Check out fun and fascinating Civil War events in Kentucky! Experience the heat of battle at a live reenactment of the Union versus the South, catch a historical presentation at a park or museum and learn about the ways of life in Civil War-era KY at a festival. Visitors can also participate in guided tours and event ghost walks that highlight notable American Civil War events and places around Kentucky. Browse the event calendar below to start planning a trip around these entertaining historical events, and view our full event calendar to find more fun festivals and events around the state.
 
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A House Divided
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Visit Kentucky's most famous historic site, My Old Kentucky Home, to explore its connection to the American Civil War. Learn how mid-19th century public sentiment was forever ...
Hart County Civil War Days
Sep 9 - Sep 11, 2016
Munfordville, KY
Each year the second weekend in September is dedicated to Hart County’s Civil War heritage.  Events include battle reenactments, living history camps, guided tour...
Battles of Lawrenceburg and Dogwalk Reenactment
Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2016
Lexington, KY
Come join us for  the 9th Annual reenactment of the 1862 Battles of Lawrenceburg and Dogwalk. These battles were quite possibly the most significant  Civil War ...
Weep No More, Victorian Funeral Customs at My Old Kentucky Home
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Weep No More, an exhibit on Victorian Mourning Customs is coming to My Old Kentucky Home! Social customs related to the death of a family member during the Victorian era en...
Shadows of Federal Hill, Ghost Tours of My Old Kentucky Home
Oct 07, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Our VERY popular “Shadows of Federal Hill” tour is back! Ghosts are roaming the halls of My Old Kentucky Home! Are you the kind of person that likes the more ...
Civil War Days at Columbus-Belmont State Park
Oct 7 - Oct 9, 2016
Columbus, KY
The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments.  Friday is "education day".  Schools, scouts, groups & clubs are encouraged to s...
Battle of Perryville Commemoration
Oct 8 - Oct 9, 2016
Perryville, KY
The 154th Anniversary of the Battle of Perryville will be held at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.  This is a large reenactment that will feature thousand...
Shadows of Federal Hill, Ghost Tours of My Old Kentucky Home
Oct 08, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Our VERY popular “Shadows of Federal Hill” tour is back! Ghosts are roaming the halls of My Old Kentucky Home! Are you the kind of person that likes the more ...
Shadows of Federal Hill, Ghost Tours of My Old Kentucky Home
Oct 14, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Our VERY popular “Shadows of Federal Hill” tour is back! Ghosts are roaming the halls of My Old Kentucky Home! Are you the kind of person that likes the more ...
Shadows of Federal Hill, Ghost Tours of My Old Kentucky Home
Oct 15, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Our VERY popular “Shadows of Federal Hill” tour is back! Ghosts are roaming the halls of My Old Kentucky Home! Are you the kind of person that likes the more ...
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