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Historic Sites in Kentucky

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Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

earthwork fortification was built by Union Soldiers The earthwork fortification was built by Union Soldiers to defend the ford and ferry at Boonesboro. A scenic trail provides a beautiful view of the Kentucky River.

Historic Danville CVB
Historic Danville CVB things to do on a rainy day in Lexington, KY
Historic Site in Danville, KY USA

The Birthplace of Kentucky! Welcome to Danville and Boyle County, Kentucky! Our picturesque, historic downtown district and our small-town hospitality are a wonderful alternative to the hustle and bustle of big cities and crowded interstates. And there is plenty to see and do for the whole family.

Historic Locust Grove
Historic Locust Grove
Historic Site in Louisville, KY USA

Historic house museum Locust Grove, circa 1790 tells the story of builders William and Lucy Clark Croghan, the enslaved Africans who worked on the property and Revolutionary War her General George Rogers Clark.

Holly Rood- Clark Manson
Holly Rood- Clark Manson things to do on a rainy day in Lexington, KY
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

Historic Home Built in 1814 by James Clark, 13th Governor of Kentucky, the house follows the simple lines of Federal style architecture. Tours by appointment.

Leeds Center for the Arts
Leeds Center for the Arts things to do on a rainy day in Lexington, KY
Historic Site in Winchester, KY USA

historic theater The Leeds Theatre is a single-screen movie theater in downtown Winchester, Kentucky. One of Winchester's first movie houses, the theater was purchased by S.D.

Lighting of the Trace
Lighting of the Trace
Historic Site in Frankfort, KY USA

Christmas On Saturday, November 29 2018, embrace the holiday season in all its magnificence as we illuminate the colorful, festive displays at the Distillery. Featuring the Kentucky State University Choir and a visit from Santa. Candlelight Tour at 5:30 p.m.

Old Washington
Old Washington
Historic Site in Maysville, KY USA

a frontier history and Civil War history site Old Washington, a historic district of Maysville, is one of Kentucky's best kept secrets! It is not only a great antiques shopping spot, but was the pioneer gateway to the West in the late 1700's and 2 of the original log cabins are now museums.

St. Francis De Sales Mission
St. Francis De Sales Mission things to do on a rainy day in Georgetown-Scott County, KY
Historic Site in Georgetown, KY USA

St. Frances de Sales Mission is the oldest church in the Diocese of the Covington. It was originally built in 1794 and was rebuilt in 1820. The historic cemetery is located across the street for the church.

Mainstrasse Village
Mainstrasse Village
Historic Site in Covington, KY USA

Historic Site A historic German neighborhood with over 30 businesses comprised of shops, restaurants, hotels and taverns.

Riverview at Hobson Grove
Riverview at Hobson Grove things to do on a rainy day in Bowling Green, KY
Historic Site in Bowling Green, KY USA

Post Civil War Home Riverview at Hobson Grove, or the Hobson House, is a lovely brick post Civil War mansion set on a hill overlooking Bowling Green. It was built by Atwood & Julia Hobson, and moved into in 1872 after completing the home after the war.

University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Historic Site in Lexington, KY USA

The largest university in the state. Founded in 1865, the University of Kentucky is the largest in the state. UK is a positive influence of the educational and cultural life of the city. Walking tours are available.


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