Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg

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Old Fort Harrod State Park is a park located in Harrodsburg, Kentucky in the United States. The park encompasses 15 acres (6.1 ha) and features a reconstruction of Fort Harrod, the first permanent American settlement in the state of Kentucky. The fort was named after James Harrod, who led an early party of settlers into Kentucky.
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  • There are so many facets to this stop. There is free parking in and around the park. The price of admission is relatively cheap for all you get to see. And the historical impacts, on multiple courses....  more »
  • My ancestor arrived here in 1779 with his family and set up his home at Gordon's Station nearby. Fascinating to tour the fort and see where he walked and how they lived during that time. We were...  more »
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  • My kids love to play here. And they have cleaned out the people coming to do illegal activities. Nice place to come sit in shade and let kids play again
  • Site of the fort , a must see for war and history buffs , fort is fantastic with gardens and people portraying the way of life back then , very nice gift shop , staff wonderful , had a great day

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