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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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"Meadow
Mar 15 - Apr 16, 2017
Bardstown, KY
A fun, discovery filled tour about the traditions of the Easter holiday in Victorian America. A great experience for the whole family! Don't miss, "Meadow's in the Bloom" this...
Meet Mr. Lincoln
Mar 28, 2017
Nancy, KY
Meet Mr. Lincoln – Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center and Museum, Hwy 80, Nancy, KY.  Mr. Lincoln will visit local schools with age-appropriate presentations t...
Apr 22, 2017
White Plains, KY
The White Plains Civil War Festival will be an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family on April 22 & 23! Saturday, April 22 White Plains City Compl...
Apr 23, 2017
White Plains, KY
The White Plains Civil War Festival will be an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family on April 22 & 23! Saturday, April 22 White Plains City Compl...
Civil War Living History
Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2017
Carrollton, KY
Take a step back in time at Point Park in Carrollton, KY.  Skirmishes on the banks of the Ohio River will take place on both, Saturday and Sunday, April 29th & 30th. ...
Apr 29, 2017
Columbus, KY
This annual event brings history enthusiasts together in an effort to help keep our nation’s heritage not only preserved, but pristine.  Since 1996, the Civil War T...
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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 08, 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...
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