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Address: 6614 Old Danville Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356
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Great place to view history

Wonderful location with many very nice displays. You can walk the grounds and see some of the defensive trenches still in place. Peggy who gave us the tour was very knowledgeable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wonderful location with many very nice displays. You can walk the grounds and see some of the defensive trenches still in place. Peggy who gave us the tour was very knowledgeable and very friendly.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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233 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I had the opportunity to visit and enjoy Camp Nelson Park during a living history event for three days last month and had a wonderful time. Until recently, I have never heard of Camp Nelson, once finding out that this was a vital area of Civil War history I made it a point to plan a visit. So happen it... More 

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a very historical site and is an excellent place for hiking and taking dogs on walks. It is utilized alot and has archaelogical digs with our local school children being involved.

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very informative. An honest look at a very important piece of history. For hikers there's a great walking tour.

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Outstanding part of the Civil War History. This one of the largest training encampments for the Black Soldiers A must see!!

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Louisville, KY
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505 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This weekend was Civil War days at the camp. There were men in uniform, canon demonstrations, and speeches by U.S. Grant, Frederick Douglass and John Fee impersonators. I was able to witness most of the speech by the Grant impersonator and a bit of the John Fee impersonator. They were both very well done. Regretfully, I left before the Frederick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in the whole country to visit the people are so nice and Nicholasville has the most wonderful food that you've ever tasted

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Monona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were able to rent a building for our family reunion right on their property. The museum was very interesting. The people who were on staff we very friendly and helpful.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is not a National Park - yet - but as soon as it has a physical connection with the National Cemetery a little down the road it may become one. Great visitor center with video, museum, gift shop, and staff. Large outdoor area with a few sites to visit.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great for history lovers! The video is informative, the small museum interesting, and the staff helpful and attentive. Only one Civil-War-era building remains, but plaques and a detailed brochure show where the other buildings were. The park is also adjacent to the Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

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