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Kentucky’s first settlement.

This was it. The first settlement in Kentucky in the year 1775. For those interested in history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louisville, KY
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Great historic site

Enjoyed the history and the re-enactors. The cemetery was moving, the park and memorial were nice... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Harrison, Ohio
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100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was it. The first settlement in Kentucky in the year 1775. For those interested in history come here to learn about what is was like to live in the frontier. In fact a whole group of elementary students were here learning from costumed docents...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Enjoyed the history and the re-enactors. The cemetery was moving, the park and memorial were nice. It is great that this place exists to show us how our ancestors lived.

2  Thank dandd101
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, we were traveling through town on a Tuesday and discovered the fort is closed on Monday and Tuesday. So we could only peek through the cracks. Still, we enjoyed seeing the monument outside, the adjacent graveyard and the orange osage tree that people had...More

1  Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The fort is a reproduction of the 1774 fort originally on the site. It is staffed by costumed interpreters who show visitors what life was like 250 years ago on the frontier. There are several other sites of interest there, too. Lots to see and...More

2  Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed August 16, 2018

It was interesting but as with most of these reconstructed forts it's not really very authentic. I think these places are much more interesting to kids but it's still worth a visit.

1  Thank 3MG1949
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Walking around inside the Fort compound sure helps give a person some idea just how crude and rough life may have been. What I find even more interesting is how much our World and Life has changed in what is really a very short time...More

2  Thank MikeN2804
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We literally spent a good 5-6 hours here......we did take a break for lunch in town, then came back for the music under the huge Osage orange tree. Afterwards we finished up the day in the museum. When at the park, don’t skip viewing all...More

3  Thank flipflop650
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

It was a hot day but exciting! Attack on Fort Harrod! $7 admission for adults, a lot of history! Also go check out The Spring when visiting, just down the street!

1  Thank Weekend20854
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s hard finding new things to do. On a trip from Atlanta to Lexington I thought a stop here would be different and interesting. It was and the Boys Enjoyed It!! They even thanked me for taking them there and that never happens!! All staff...More

1  Thank catsKYcats
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Old Fort Harrod State Park is a wonderful "to do" right in the heart of Harrodsburg. My husband and I had not really planned on visiting, but we decided to try an early afternoon before a rainstorm. It was pretty easy to get started and...More

1  Thank SouthernTrekker
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August 25, 2017|
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Yes, open 7 days a week.