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.

Tourism seeing record numbers in Danville and across Kentucky

Tourism is big business in Danville and Boyle County, with 2022 economic impact figures recently released by the Kentucky Department of Tourism showing exactly how much of an impact visitors have on the community. While the numbers directly reflect tourism’s important role in the local economy, they also show the post-Covid growth that continues to…

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…

Ghost Stories and Ghost Hunt at the Battlefield

On October 21 & October 28, at 7:30 pm, come join park manager Bryan Bush as he tells visitors about the history of the battle and the aftermath of the battle which occurred on October 8, 1862, and walk with him as he takes you on a tour of the battlefield as he tells ghost…