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Address: Old Wilderness Road, Daniel Boone National Forest, London, KY 40391
Phone Number: +1 859-745-3100
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Beautiful scenery

I love history and the dedication to our fallen heros, although there was not alot to see. The road traveling to get there is very dangerous and if you meet a car even more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
katwalker479
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Glasgow, Kentucky
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Glasgow, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I love history and the dedication to our fallen heros, although there was not alot to see. The road traveling to get there is very dangerous and if you meet a car even more because there are not guardrails. We did meet a local there and her son, she said she does hiking there frequently. It was beautiful scenery.

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Thank katwalker479
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Most civil war battlefields have been altered drastically since the battle took place. This field is very much the same as it was when the battle took place. The trenches are visible and very well preserved. With that being said, it is not fully accessable to individuals with disabilities (the terrain is naturally rugged and is privately maintained) and many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

These guys did an awesome job at the reenactment. Lots of action and very well timed on the cannon shots

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Thank NateB4
Floyds Knobs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

As a history Professor and avid Civil War buff and Kentuckian I love visiting this place which is one of the earliest battles of the Civil War-- also great 4 wheeling in area and lots lodging in nearby London and the best lake in US Cumberland Lake only 30 miles away.

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Thank THOMAS S
London, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Trenches still intact from the Civil War down the walking path. Being from this area I know that most of the area has been stripped of artifacts. The feds Took this area over several years ago. Previously metal detector enthusiast hunted this area to death. As I have seen display cases full of artifacts. Still worth the stop

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great out of the way location. Not far from the Interstate, but a incredible scenic drive. Very well kept location, with very clean vault toilettes (fancey out house), and good interpretive wayside of the battle. Theres two battle related trails and the Sheltowee trail. The side road up to the sight is gravel but well graded- I was in a... More 

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Thank Shipbird1969
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This is an unusual historical site. A civil war battlefield that is located on the Old Wilderness Road. The location is easily accessible by motor vehicle but is off the beaten path. It's worth the time it takes to find it though. Take exit 49 off of I-75 and follow the signs to exit off of US 25. The battlefield... More 

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Thank EOMoby
Mansfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

3 miles from the interstate you come to this site. There wasn't too much to see, but interesting story and very well kept. This was Kentucky's first taste of battle in the Civil War so history buffs will still appreciate being here.

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Wurtland, Ky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

If you like civil war history, then this is worth the trip. It's a little bit off the beaten path and the road to drive up to it is ok in most spots!

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London, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

This battlefield is one of the few that have not been changed due to modern life. The centre of the battlefield is at the top of a hill in the middle of the forest. To get there, you exit from the interstate take the old road to a side road and then get on a gravel road and drive a... More 

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