Jefferson Davis State Historic Site

Fairview, Kentucky

Jefferson Davis Monument
Jefferson Davis Monument

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There's Only One...Birthplace of Jefferson Davis.

A 351-foot obelisk marks the birth site of Jefferson Davis, June 3, 1808. 19 acres, museum, gift shop, picnic shelters, playground, elevator to top of obelisk. Monument/Museum Tour $5.00 for adults,$4.00 Military, 55 and older and $3.00 for children 12 and under. Museum only prices $3.00 for adults, $2 Military, 55 and older and $2 for children 12 and under. Hours of operation May 1 to October 31: The Museum, Gift Shop, & Monument are open daily from 9am-5pm. November 1 to April 30: The Monument will be closed; however, the Museum & Gift Shop remain open 9am-5pm on Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays

Features

  • - Pets Accepted
  • - Park Acres: 20
  • - KY Handcrafters Shop
  • - Playgrounds
  • - Picnic Area
  • - Seasonal
  • - Wheelchair Access
  • - State Historic Site

Directions

6 miles west of Elkton, KY.....9 miles east of Hopkinsville, KY on U.S. Hwy 68-80

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Contact

258 Pembroke-fairview Rd.
U.S. Highway 68-80 Fairview, KY 42221

Region: Western Waterlands
Phone: 270-889-6100
Fax: 270-889-9369
Website: parks.ky.gov
Email: jeffersondavis@ky.gov