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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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May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
Carrollton, KY
Built in 1859 in the Greek Revival style. The home is a place of remembrance for one of Kentucky's foremost military families from colonial times through the Civil War. OPEN: ...
Historic Costumed Walking Tour
Aug 24, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
Elizabethtown Historic Costumed Walking Tour, recurring weekly every Thursday, June 1 - September 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., "on the square". Hear recollections and witness reen...
Tavern in the Garden
Aug 24, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING FROM JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER . . .  Visit the "Tavern in the Garden" . . . a period replica bar in the gardens at The Brown-Pusey House. A costume...
Tavern in the Garden
Aug 31, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING FROM JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER . . .  Visit the "Tavern in the Garden" . . . a period replica bar in the gardens at The Brown-Pusey House. A costume...
Historic Costumed Walking Tour
Aug 31, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
Elizabethtown Historic Costumed Walking Tour, recurring weekly every Thursday, June 1 - September 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., "on the square". Hear recollections and witness reen...
"A House Divided", A Civil War Tour of My Old Kentucky Home
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
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 ...
Wayne County Heritage Festival
Sep 02, 2017
Monticello, KY
Wayne County Heritage Festival – Mill Springs Mill Park/Brown-Lanier House 10am-6pm. Join the Battlefield Association and Wayne County Historical Society for a Heritage ...
Historic Costumed Walking Tour
Sep 07, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
Elizabethtown Historic Costumed Walking Tour, recurring weekly every Thursday, June 1 - September 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., "on the square". Hear recollections and witness reen...
Tavern in the Garden
Sep 07, 2017
Elizabethtown, KY
EVERY THURSDAY EVENING FROM JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER . . .  Visit the "Tavern in the Garden" . . . a period replica bar in the gardens at The Brown-Pusey House. A costume...
Hart County Civil War Days
Sep 8 - Sep 10, 2017
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...
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