Experience Civil War history with live re-enactments and learn more at the Mill Springs Battlefield Museum
A Downtown Somerset walking tour explores 200 years of local history
A Downtown Somerset walking tour explores 200 years of local history


Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center and Museum

Mill Springs Battlefield National Cemetery is the burial site of Union soldiers killed in the Jan. 19, 1862, Civil War battle. The visitor center and museum utilize multimedia technology and primary-resource books to tell the story of the battle. Regular events include a living history weekend and a ghost walk. A 10-stop driving tour of the Mill Springs Battlefield corridor — which includes the historic Brown-Lanier House and Mill Springs Park and Mill — is available with a companion brochure that can be downloaded from the website. Brown-Lanier House guided tours are also available with advance notice. Starting May 2013 Museum Hours: Mon.-Tue. by appointment only; Wed.-Thu.10am-4pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun. 1pm-4pm.

9020 W. Ky. 80

Dutton's Hill

Dutton’s Hill is marked by a marble obelisk called the Battle of Dutton Hill Monument. The Battle of Dutton Hill followed the more significant battle in Pulaski County at Mill Springs, and this is where Confederate Brigade Commander Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer was killed in January 1862. The soldiers killed at the Battle of Dutton’s Hill are buried at this site.

Old Crab Orchard Road

Historic Pulaski County

A self-guided, interpretive walking tour of downtown Somerset leads visitors through part of Pulaski County's 200-year history. In addition to showing such places as the once-thriving Commercial District or the historic homes on Harvey's Hill, the tour gives insight into diverse aspects of life in Pulaski County, such as town beginnings, the development of rural commerce and a turn-of-the-century trolley car system.

Zollicoffer Park

Zollicoffer Park, located in Nancy, is dedicated to the Civil War history of Pulaski County.







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