Historical Sites around Stanford, KY

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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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Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
History:- Harman Blennerhassett, a wealthy Irish aristocrat, settled on the wilderness island in 1798, where he built a magnificent mansion. Desig...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Historic Forks of the Wabash

Historic Forks of the Wabash
3011 West Park Drive
Huntington, IN
Historic Forks of the Wabash preserves the story of the interaction between the Miami Indian nation, the European settlers, and the American govern...
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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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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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Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
402 South Lincoln Highway
Lerna, IL
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site preserves the site of the 1840s farm of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, father and stepmother of our 16th pres...
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Lost World Caverns

Lost World Caverns
Fairview Road
Lewisburg, WV
About:- Descend 120 feet below the Earth's surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, i...
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Morris-Butler House

Morris-Butler House
1204 N. Park Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
History:The Morris-Butler House in Indianapolis takes its name from two families who lived there in the nineteenth century. In 1864, John Morris co...
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Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
398 State Park RD
Clinton, SC
Musgrove Mill’s peaceful setting in the Piedmont woods stands in sharp contrast to the bloody Battle of Musgrove Mill that took pla...
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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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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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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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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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