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Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

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This park marks the site of Kentucky's bloodiest Civil War battle. The park includes burial grounds and monuments to both armies, self-guiding nature trails, a picnic area and playgrounds, and the Perryville Battlefield Museum. Exhibits include battle artifacts, a Civil War display, and a map detailing the layout of the historic battle.

The annual Perryville Commemoration is held at the site, which re-enacts the Civil War battle; other living history activities are sponsored throughout the year. Park and museum open daily, April through October. The museum can be visited by appointment at other times by contacting the park office; group rates available.

Location: 1825 Battlefield Road, Perryville Kentucky 40468 Telephone 859-332-8631

Other Kentucky State Parks nearby:
(Richmond) Fort Boonesborough State Park
(Campbellsville) Green River Lake State Park
(Springfield) Lincoln Homestead State Park
(Bardstown) My Old Kentucky Home State Park
(Harrodsburg) Old Fort Harrod State Park
(Perryville) Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

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