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Kentucky State Historic Sites 

Kentucky offers twenty-two state historic sites, where the unique and color history and heritage of our Commonwealth comes live. You can also visit our many State "Recreation" Parks, many of which have their own history to tell.

For the perfect experience, stay at one of our seventeen State Resort Parks while you explore the Commonwealth’s historic treasures.


Benham Lynch  (Call 1-800-231- 0627 to Check Rates & Make Reservations)
Benham Lynch locator map 100 Central Avenue
Benham, KY 40807
800-231-0627
Foundation@KingdomCome.org
Benham School House Bed and Breakfast and Coal Mining Museum

Big Bone Lick
Big Bone Lick State Park locator map 3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091-9627
859-384-3522
BigBoneLick@ky.gov
Museum, Buffalo Discovery Trail, buffalo herd and diorama

Blue Licks Battlefield  (Check Rates, Availability & Make Reservations)
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park locator map Highway 68
Mt Olivet, KY 41064-0066
800-443-7008
BlueLicks@ky.gov
Pioneer Museum & Licking River canoe trips

Boone Station
Boone Station State Historic Site locator map 240 Gentry Road
Lexington, KY 40502
859-263-1073
KentuckyStateParks@ky.gov
Boone Family Gravesites

Columbus-Belmont
Columbus-Belmont State Park locator map 350 Park Road
Columbus, KY 42032-0009
270-677-2327
ColumbusBelmont@ky.gov
Civil War Museum. Campground overlooking the Mississippi River.

Constitution Square
Constitution Square State Historic Site locator map 134 South Second Street
Danville, KY 40422-1880
859-239-7089
ConstitutionSquare@ky.gov
Log Cabins & Monuments

Dr. Thomas Walker
Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site locator map 4929 KY 459
Barbourville, KY 40906-9603
606-546-4400
ThomasWalker@ky.gov
Frontier Cabin

Fort Boonesborough
Fort Boonesborough State Park locator map 4375 Boonesborough Road
Richmond, KY 40475-9316
859-527-3131
Booncamp@bellsouth.net
Historic fort & trails, Kentucky River Museum & pool water-slide

General Butler  (Check Rates, Availability & Make Reservations)
General Butler State Resort Park locator map 1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY 41008-0325
866-462-8853
GeneralButler@ky.gov
Butler-Turpin House, rental pedal boats, canoes, rowboats & surf bikes

Isaac Shelby Cemetery
Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site locator map 6725 KY HWY 300
Stanford, KY 40484
859-239-7089
KentuckyStateParks@ky.gov
Shelby Estate Cemetery

Jefferson Davis Monument
Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site locator map Highway 68 E
Fairview, KY 42221-0157
270-889-6100
JeffersonDavis@ky.gov
Visitor's Center

John James Audubon
John James Audubon State Park locator map 3100 US Highway 41 North
Henderson, KY 42419-0576
270-826-2247
Audubon@ky.gov
Bird & wildlife viewing. Museum and Nature Center. Two lakes: 28 and 12 acres.

Levi Jackson
Levi Jackson State Park locator map 998 Levi Jackson Mill Road
London, KY 40744-8944
606-330-2130
LeviJackson@ky.gov
Group camp, grist mill, Mountain Life Museum & pool water-slide

Lincoln Homestead
Lincoln Homestead State Park locator map 5079 Lincoln Park Road
Springfield, KY 40069-9504
859-336-7461
LincolnHomestead@ky.gov
Lincoln Cabins. Two lakes: 32 and 9 acres.

My Old Kentucky Home
My Old Kentucky Home State Park locator map 501 East Stephen Foster Avenue
Bardstown, KY 40004-0323
502-348-3502
MyOldKentuckyHome@ky.gov
Federal Hill Mansion & summer musical

Old Fort Harrod
Old Fort Harrod State Park locator map 100 South College Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330-0156
859-734-3314
FortHarrod@ky.gov
Lincoln Memorabilia, Fort and Mansion Museum Tours, Great Gift Shop, Picnic Shelter.

Old Mulkey Meeting House
Old Mulkey Meeting House State Historic Site locator map 38 Old Mulkey Park Road
Tompkinsville, KY 42167-8766
270-487-8481
OldMulkey@ky.gov
Pioneer Cemetery

Perryville Battlefield
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site locator map 1825 Battlefield Road
Perryville, KY 40468-0296
859-332-8631
Perryville@ky.gov
Living History Activities

Waveland Museum
Waveland Museum State Historic Site locator map 225 Waveland Museum Lane
Lexington, KY 40514-1601
859-272-3611
Waveland@ky.gov
Living History Tours

White Hall
White Hall State Historic Site locator map 500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY 40475-9159
859-623-9178
WhiteHall@ky.gov
Living History Tours

Wickliffe Mounds
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site locator map 94 Green Street
Wickliffe, KY 42087
270-335-3681
WickliffeMounds@ky.gov

Museum of Excavated Mounds and Archaeological Site


William Whitley House
William Whitley House State Historic Site locator map 625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, KY 40484-9770
606-355-2881
WilliamWhitley@ky.gov
Living History Tours
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