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Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    1471.59 acres

Stewardships

Description

The Union won a significant victory early in the Civil War at The Battle of Mill Springs. Explore the rolling fields of Kentucky where the battle took place and learn about that state's strategic importance to both sides of the fight.

Allowed Activities
Guided Tours
Good For
Wheelchairs

Additional Information

Directions

The address of the Visitor Center and Museum is 9020 West Highway 80, Nancy, Kentucky 42544. The Visitor Center and Museum is located approximately eight miles west of Somerset, Kentucky along KY-80. Next door is the Mill Springs National Cemetery. Zollicoffer Park (Core Battlefield) is one mile due south of the Visitor Center along KY-235. From the Visitor Center, turn right onto KY-80 W head 0.3 of a mile. Turn left onto State Hwy 235 go 1 mile, Zollicoffer Park will be on your left.

Entrance Fees

Entrance fee is $0.00.

There are no fees associated with visiting the Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument.

Weather

Nancy, Kentucky, on average, gets 50 inches of rain per year and 11 inches of snow. July is usually the warmest month with temperatures around 86 F. January can reach a low of 25 F.