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Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum

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Address: 631 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY
Phone Number: 270.575.5477

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This was the last day of our Civil War explore of Mississippi. We were on our way home and decided to spend a couple nights in Paducah. We thought we'd be spending maybe an hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was the last day of our Civil War explore of Mississippi. We were on our way home and decided to spend a couple nights in Paducah. We thought we'd be spending maybe an hour tops in the older house that has been made into a museum. Had we been just looking through the house on our own, that probably... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been a history buff since my first visit to Shiloh National Military Park in the early 70's. I love looking at old houses and to hear the stories of the people that resided there. it is a small 5 buck fee. I paid 10 because I want to see this place again when I return. The older gentleman... More 

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Trenton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This modest but authentic slice of history was worth the time spent. The visit had a definite Paducah slant, which I appreciated. A great way to spend a few hours.

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Manteno, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stopped by this Museum when in Paducah for the Quilt show. Our group learned lots of little known facts about the Civil War and loved the upstairs tour with the quilts.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This museum was a collection of Civil War memorabilia and could only be understood with a guide. The documentation was poor. However the staff had a passion for this little museum and were very willing to explain and answer questions

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Sunapee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restored old home is full of Civil War items, stories, and pictures. This is a gem and "must see" if you enjoy history. Even though Lloyd Tilghman was a Confederate general, the museum tells the story of both the North and South in the Civil War. The manager gave us an excellent tour -- he is most knowledgeable of... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

CSA Gen'l Lloyd Tilghman (& his family) but also about the WBtS in Paducah and western KY. Our docent was very knowledgeable and helpful as well as being incredibly friendly. Granted the place has a bit of a slant as it is run by the SCV but bear that in mind as you visit and enjoy the displays, mementos, art,... More 

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San Marino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great place to take the kids to learn a bit of history by seeing... Loved how the folks were dressed in period attire and knew a lot about the history of the area and all.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a treasure and a treat. The host Bill Baxter gave such a wonderful tour of the building, the items, the people, the events..... Certainly more than a museum just about the only civil war general from Paducah, KY. The research library is expanding at a rapid rate. Of course while you are there you must meet Mr. B, the... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This museum is in a two story home that has been furnished in period and has a surprising amount of excellent historical memorabilia. In addition, the "host" is extremely knowledgeable and interesting - great visit.

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Address: 631 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY
Phone Number: 270.575.5477
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah

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