Historical Sites around Albany, KY

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Old Mulkey State Historic Site

Old Mulkey State Historic Site
38 Old Mulkey Park Road
Tompkinsville, KY
The Old Mulkey Meeting House is a log church erected in 1804. It is the oldest freestanding log meeting house in the Commonwealth. Adjacent to the...
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Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site

Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
6725 KY Hwy. 300
Junction City, KY
Visit the smallest park in the park system where the ½-acre burial grounds of the Shelby family sits amid the peaceful countryside of Lincol...
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William Whitley House State Historic Site

William Whitley House State Historic Site
625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, KY
The William Whitley House, also known as Sportsman's Hill, stands today as a monument to pioneer ingenuity and resourcefulness. It was the first b...
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Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
1825 Battlefield Road
Perryville, KY
On October 8, 1862, cannon explosions shattered the rural peace of this tranquil countryside and the death moans of young soldiers. Perryville beca...
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Constitution Square State Historic Site

Constitution Square State Historic Site
134 S. Second Street
Danville, KY
Constitution Square is the site of the signing of Kentucky's Constitution in 1792. Stop into the Visitors Bureau at Grayson's Tavern to get a map o...
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Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site

Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site
459 KY 459
Barbourville, KY
A replica of the cabin constructed by explorer and physician Dr. Thomas Walker stands on a 12-acre tract six miles southeast of Barbourville. Locat...
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White Hall State Historic Site

White Hall State Historic Site
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY
Nestled in rolling farmland, the home was built in the late 1700’s, with a major addition constructed in the 1860’s. The mansion, built...
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Waveland State Historic Site

Waveland State Historic Site
225 Waveland Museum Ln.
Lexington, KY
Antebellum house with three original outbuildings - slave quarters, smokehouse and ice house. Guided tours focus on the everyday lives of family an...
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Boone Station State Historic Site

Boone Station State Historic Site
240 Gentry Road
Lexington, KY
Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier decided that the settlement of Boonesborough ha...
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Chief Vann House Historic Site

Chief Vann House Historic Site
82 Ga. Highway 225 N
Chatsworth, GA
During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman.  He established the largest and most prosperous plantati...
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Butler-Turpin State Historic House

Butler-Turpin State Historic House
1608 Hwy 227
Carrollton, KY
With a commanding view of the Ohio River Valley the restored home built in 1859, in the Greek Revival style, displays military documents, furniture...
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New Echota Historic Site

New Echota Historic Site
1211 Chatsworth Hwy NE
Calhoun, GA
New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic “Trail of Tears” officially bega...
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Jefferson Davis State Historic Site

Jefferson Davis State Historic Site
258 Pembroke-Fairview Road
Fairview, KY
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is a memorial to the famous Kentuckian born on this site on June 3, 1808.  A 351-foot obelisk constructed ...
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Oconaluftee Indian Village

Oconaluftee Indian Village
218 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC
As you enter the soft trails of the village, it's no longer the 21st century: you're immediately transported to the 1760s. You won't need your robo...
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Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY
The Discovery Trail is a 4.5 mile trail mosaic comprised of all the park’s hiking trails combined into continuous circuit. Collectively, the ...
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Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site

Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site
1 Public Square
Dahlonega, GA
Twenty years before the 1849 gold rush in California, thousands of prospectors flocked into the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia, marking the true ...
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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site
813 Indian Mounds Road, South West
Cartersville, GA
Home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow...
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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd
Dallas, GA
Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate t...
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Oconee Station State Historic Site

Oconee Station State Historic Site
500 Oconee Station Road
Walhalla, SC
Originally a military compound and later a trading post, Oconee Station State Historic Site offers both recreational opportunities and a unique loo...
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Traveler's Rest Historic Site

Traveler's Rest Historic Site
4339 Riverdale Rd
Toccoa, GA
This stagecoach inn and plantation home was built around 1815 by James R. Wyly. He strategically located it along the newly constructed Unicoi Turn...
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