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Old Fort Harrod State Park

100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
+1 859-734-3314
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Enjoyable Historical Tour

We stopped in yesterday after spending the holiday weekend in the Lexington, KY area. It was such a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
michellew3975
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Educational

The Old Fort is a good place to bring children. It is educational and historic. Even adults like to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
isabellaky
,
Kentucky
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100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
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+1 859-734-3314
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in yesterday after spending the holiday weekend in the Lexington, KY area. It was such a fun Tori. My son learned so much and he also loved hearing the history of the Fort. The Museum was great and to see Mrs. Taylor's dress,...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Old Fort is a good place to bring children. It is educational and historic. Even adults like to visit.

Thank isabellaky
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Harrodsburg not really knowing what to expect, and ended up loving it. Old For Harrod State Park is beautiful. There was a reenactment going on, and the reenactors were very friendly and knowledgeable and pointed us in the right direction to see...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visit this fort if you are interested in early Kentucky history. The re-created fort is gorgeous with a ton of information available. Several events throughout the year make the visit even better.

1  Thank pdadirector
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you love history, have an interest in architecture or primitive living, you'll love this. Good clean family experience.

1  Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a recreation of the fort built by settlers led by James Harrod in the 1770s, which became the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies (the one that we non-Kentuckians learned as "the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies, in what's now...More

1  Thank The_walkers21209
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were there for a production of Brigadoon at the amphitheater. This was the perfect place for the performance that takes place mostly outdoors. No concrete stage with curtains, just a beautiful natural landscape. It was a beautiful evening to enjoy outdoor theater. It was...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had not visited here in many years and were not disappointed this time. Not a lot of visitors as it was a weekday. The staff were all friendly and very knowledgable. We made sure to go on a day that the museum was open...More

1  Thank Lynn60
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Price was six dollars for seniors. This was the first town in Kentucky. The fork was fun with staff dressed up in old time costumes talking about what they did in that particular building blacksmith shoemaker brooms weaving. It was also a house that was...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great living history museum and regular museum too. The people here were very friendly and informative. We learned a lot about the history and enjoyed our time here.

Thank barb2150
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