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Old Fort Harrod State Park

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100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
+1 859-734-3314
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Good historical fort

Visit this fort if you are interested in early Kentucky history. The re-created fort is gorgeous... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Stanford, Kentucky

If you love history, have an interest in architecture or primitive living, you'll love this. Good... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Rebecca S
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100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
+1 859-734-3314
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Visit this fort if you are interested in early Kentucky history. The re-created fort is gorgeous with a ton of information available. Several events throughout the year make the visit even better.

Thank pdadirector
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

If you love history, have an interest in architecture or primitive living, you'll love this. Good clean family experience.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This is a recreation of the fort built by settlers led by James Harrod in the 1770s, which became the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies (the one that we non-Kentuckians learned as "the first permanent settlement west of the Alleghenies, in what's now...More

1  Thank The_walkers21209
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We were there for a production of Brigadoon at the amphitheater. This was the perfect place for the performance that takes place mostly outdoors. No concrete stage with curtains, just a beautiful natural landscape. It was a beautiful evening to enjoy outdoor theater. It was...More

Thank Halesky
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We had not visited here in many years and were not disappointed this time. Not a lot of visitors as it was a weekday. The staff were all friendly and very knowledgable. We made sure to go on a day that the museum was open...More

1  Thank Lynn60
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Price was six dollars for seniors. This was the first town in Kentucky. The fork was fun with staff dressed up in old time costumes talking about what they did in that particular building blacksmith shoemaker brooms weaving. It was also a house that was...More

Thank cameralady0
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Great living history museum and regular museum too. The people here were very friendly and informative. We learned a lot about the history and enjoyed our time here.

Thank barb2150
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This is a nice well-kept replica of an old Settler's Fort. The re-enactors on the site were all knowledgeable and friendly. Not only is there the fort on sight, but also a nice house and museum with several artifacts. The house is newer era than...More

1  Thank Eli C
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Fort Harrodsburg on a friday.No one was there except us.It was a good walk back in history.We had not been there in over 20 years .It is really run down now .It needs a lot of TLC. Bees were everywhere.If...More

Thank mg45602016
Reviewed April 7, 2017

This fort is pleasant to walk and full of history. We only wish the museum had been open when we were there. I guess we'll just have to return.

Thank Cheryl B
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Lily I
August 25, 2017|
Response from Lynn60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open 7 days a week.