Perryville Battlefield Commemoration

On October 5, the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site will have a living history and commemoration. There will be tours, living historians showing rifle and cannon demonstrations, wreath laying ceremony, and lectures throughout the day. This is not a battle re-enactment.

The History of the Perryville Battlefield

Take a step back in history as Park Manager Bryan Bush will discuss the history of the Perryville Battlefield from 1897 to the present, including when the battlefield became a State Park on February 26, 1936, and the dedication of the museum. See rare photographs of the battlefield from 1885, 1904, 1931, and the 1960’s.…

Fall is for festival fun in Boyle County

Before the leaves even begin to fully turn, Boyle County goes all in for fall festivals, beginning with September’s nod to Kentucky arts, crafts and music, continuing into October with two commemorations of a major historic event and ending on a nostalgic note at month’s end with good, old-fashioned family fun times. Mark your calendars…