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“history” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Camp Wildcat Battlefield

Camp Wildcat Battlefield
Old Wilderness Road, Daniel Boone National Forest, London, KY 40391
859-745-3100
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in London
Type: Battlefields, Cultural
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morrison tn
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wow, it sounds great. What did you like about it? a little hard to get to, but if you like history, than visit

Visited June 2014
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“An interesting piece of history.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Very pretty drive up to the battlefield, but very rustic road. One-lane most of the way and the road itself was in pretty bad shape. If you are very particular about your car, this is not for you. Once you park at the battlefield, there are boards that have a lot of information about the battlefield and the park. There are restrooms available. We were lucky that there were some members of the battlefield association there and they explained to us about the battle and pointed out the knob that was some distance away. Not sure we'd have gotten as much info out of it without their explanation. The young, fit members of our group hiked up to the cannon and they report that it is quite a hike -- this part is not for you if you are not physical. However, the dog enjoyed it and came home with a tick -- yuck!

Thank you to the folks that have put in so much time and effort into providing this history experience for our young people. Opportunities like this are very important, especially as time goes on and the distance from the event increases.

Visited April 2014
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Wonder Lake, Illinois, United States
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“Sept trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We got there too late in the day to do the hike. But the information at the actual park was very interesting. Very pretty drive into the park.

Visited September 2013
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Center Point, Indiana
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent piece of history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We found this out of the way place on our drive back from Tennessee to Indiana, we have three kids who need to get out of the car and stretch their legs every once in a while. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent here. We walked the 3/4 mile gravel trail to the top of Hoosier Knob where the battle took place. Very few soldiers actually died here. We took a short cut from the top back through the woods and cut our hike a lot on the way back. At the top of the knob you can still see the trench that the soldiers dug. Every little bit on the trail were signs telling you about the battle and what happened. There is a cannon on top of the hill also. We also walked down to the spring, which was only 300 feet from the beginning of the trail. This side trip was beautiful and informative if you are at all interested in the civil war. I was going to post pictures, but all of my pictures are larger than trip advisor allows.

Visited July 2013
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London, Kentucky
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“civil war buffs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

beautiful property .maintained roads. Interesting to see how rough and tough the men must have been to handle the grounds the had to travel back in the days.

Visited March 2013
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