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JEFFERSON DAVIS STATE HISTORIC SITE

Region Fairview, Kentucky - Western Waterlands
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U.S. Highway 68-80
U.S. Highway 68-80 Fairview, KY 42221

(270) 889-6100
(270) 889-6100
ron.sydnor@ky.gov
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is a memorial to the Kentuckian born on this site on June 3, 1808.  The monument is a 351-foot obelisk constructed on a foundation of solid Kentucky limestone. An elevator takes visitors to the top for a bird's eye view of the countryside. A museum on the grounds provides visitors with a bit of insight into this leader's fascinating life. 

Davis may be best known for his service as President of the Confederacy during the Civil War but the popular West Point graduate also had a distinguished military career before serving as a congressman and senator.

CALL: 270-889-6100

Historic Site Park Grounds
Open all year.

Jefferson Davis Museum/Gift Shop
Winter Saturday Museum Tours now offered on February 4 & 18 and March 4, 2017.  (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monument is closed during winter, Nov. 16-March 31)
Spring/Summer Tours offered daily April 1 - November 15; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission

Museum or Monument (tours offered daily from April 1- Nov. 15)
$4.00 Adults
$3.50 Seniors and Military
$3.00 Ages 5 to 12
Ages 4 and under is free.

Combination Museum and Monument (tours offered daily from April 1- Nov. 15)
$8.00 Adults
$7.00 Seniors and Military
$6.00 ages 5 to 12
Ages 4 and under is free.

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