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Military History

Kentucky has an extensive and fascinating military history, with stories told through old battlefields, antebellum structures and historic sites. You can explore what life was like in Kentucky during the Civil War, visit monuments dedicated to America’s heroes or visit museums full of military artifacts. See battlegrounds around the state where Revolutionary War soldiers did battle and Union and Confederate forces clashed.

The Bluegrass State is the perfect place for military and history buffs to take a step back in time and experience the places and events of Kentucky during the Civil War, Revolutionary War and other conflicts. Plan your military history trip to Kentucky now!

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Northern Kentucky River Region Bardstown, KY
We’re not just any small town. We’re the most beautiful small town in America, according to Rand McNally and USA Today.   Step back in time and immerse yo...
Northern Kentucky River Region Louisville, KY
Every Day is Derby Day....ONLY at the Kentucky Derby Museum. The Kentucky Derby Museum is one of the premiere attractions in the Louisville region, celebrating the traditi...
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Kentuckys Southern Shorelines Bowling Green, KY
There's Only One...Lost River Cave. Lost River Cave offers Kentucky's Only Underground Boat Tour • Butterfly Habitat (Seasonal) • Scenic Nature Trails • K...
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Northern Kentucky River Region Louisville, KY
You'll hop on a SUV-pulled tram and be joined by a MEGA Cavern expert who will guide your adventure. It's a 60-70 minute tour, strategically lit to enjoy highlights such as: E...
Northern Kentucky River Region Louisville, KY
This National Historic Landmark includes the graves of President and Mrs. Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), 12th President of the U.S. and thousands of U.S. veterans and their depen...
Kentuckys Appalacians Salt Lick, KY
The Zilpo Scenic Byway is a gently curving eleven mile road with a travel time of approximately 20 minutes each way. The route winds through the eastern hardwoods of the Danie...
Kentuckys Southern Shorelines Bowling Green, KY
One of Bowling Green’s first filling stations along what was known as the Dixie Highway is now an award-winning preservation project. Restored to provide public restro...
Northern Kentucky River Region New Haven, KY
Abbey Visitor's Center: Archive Display, a DVD Theatre for viewing a 25 min DVD about the monastery. Gift Shop featuring the monks' world famous Trappist Cheese, Fudge an...
Northern Kentucky River Region Hodgenville, KY
There's Only One...Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. Built at the location of Lincoln's birth the solid marble, neoclassical monument houses the symbolic cabin of Lincoln's birth...
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