Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument
The Battle of Mill Springs was the first Union victory in the western theater of the American Civil War. The Battlefield extends from Nancy, KY (historically known as Logan's Crossroads) to Mill Springs, KY a distance of about 9 miles. There is a Visitors Center and Museum in Nancy which offers information regarding history of the battle, the driving tour of the Battlefield, artifacts and interpretative exhibits, a video presentation and hospitality services. The driving tour consists of 10 stops with interpretative signs at each site. On the Battlefield the visitor may hike a trail with more than 14 interpretative signs. In Mill Springs the visitor can visit the Brown-Lanier House which served as a headquarters for three generals in the battle and the newly restored West-Metcalfe House which was used as a hospital after the battle. Mill Springs Battlefield is a National Historic Landmark. Visit the website for special events and activities throughout the year.