Kentucky Civil War Trail Lodging
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Kentucky's role in the United States Civil War was as important to the Union as it was to the Confederacy in determining the war’s outcome.
In addition to moral, strategic and political considerations, the Civil War truly divided families in Kentucky and so had a tremendous effect on its people. Kentucky offers visitors a significant and unique view on the War Between the States. Visit the links below for more information about Kentucky and the Civil War, and related destinations.
- Kentucky's Role in the Civil War
- Kentucky Heritage Council – Civil War Preservation Program
- Map of Kentucky Battlefields – NPS, American Battlefield Protection Program
- Central Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail
- Kentucky Military History Museum
- Bardstown Civil War Museum
- Battle of Munfordville
- Battle of Tebbs Bend
- Camp Nelson Restoration and Preservation Foundation
- Middle Creek National Battlefield
- Mill Springs Battlefield Association
- Perryville Enhancement Project
Loretto (Bardstown), KentuckyView more details and photos Go to Website
$259 - $179
Historic Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park is located just 6 miles away. www.campnelson.org
Lexington (Wilmore), KentuckyView more details and photos Go to Website
$100 - $80
Toll Free: 877-STA-4AYL
The Battle of the Bridge in Munfordville, Kentucky was a Civil War battle site re-enacted each year the second weekend of September during the county wide "Civil War Days Festival". Stay with us - perhaps in our themed "Patriot Room" - while you recapture the spirit of those tumultuous times where it was not uncommon for one Kentucky brother to fight for the Union, while the other headed off to fight for the Confederacy. Visit the Hart County Historical Society and take the walking trail.
Elizabethtown (Munfordville), KentuckyView more details and photos Go to Website
$189 - $109
Toll Free: 800-886-7546
Maple Hill Manor was used as a Confederate Encampment on several occasions and used a Field Hospital by the Union after the Battle at Perryville, KY's bloodiest Civil War Battle. This site is only 8 miles away - and open for tours and museum visits. Bardstown features 2 Civil War Museums and often hosts living Civil War Weekends during the Summer Months. Maple Hill Manor is also located on the John Hunt Morgan Trail - enjoy a self-guided tour! Lincoln Heritage abounds in this area as well.
Bardstown (Springfield), KentuckyView more details and photos Go to Website
$249 - $169