Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site is a 745-acre (3.01 km2) park near Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky. The park continues to expand with purchases of parcels by the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves' Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund and the American Battlefield Trust. An interpretive museum is located near the site where many Confederate soldiers killed in the Battle of Perryville were buried. Additionally, monuments, interpretive signage, and cannons mark notable events that occurred during the battle. The site became part of the Kentucky State Park System in 1936.
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  • First time visit (won't be my last, that's for sure!) and it was a very worthwhile experience. I did not visit the museum/visitors center but thoroughly enjoyed walking the trails in spite of...  more »
  • Very interesting. People in the museum were very informative and nice. The area is preserved very well and the fields, wild flowers, and rolling hills were absolutely beautiful. We drove our car and.....  more »
  • The battlefield includes plenty of signs and information describing how the battle evolved. Visitors can either drive or walk to learn about this chapter in Kentucky's history. There is also a museum with additional information about Perryville and the Civil War in general. It is a little out of the way but worth the time if you plan a visit to central Kentucky.
  • A beautiful historical site. The paths are all beautiful in their own right. The visitors center is a but small, yet, they have plant of information to pass on.

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