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Educational and Fun

We visited an early Monday morning and were the only adults (excluding a school group with... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Well worth the visit, very affordable and excellent on site tour guides

This was a very fun find and worth every penny. There were on site, period dressed guides who... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
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100 S College St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1645
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All reviews re enactors pioneer days great historic site school children monday and tuesday costumed interpreters re creation living history kentucky history love history rainy day history buff gift shop lots of history well worth the visit blacksmith osage
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We visited an early Monday morning and were the only adults (excluding a school group with chaperones). The re-enactors were fantastic and made sure we felt welcome. It was a fantastic experience and a great chance the see the fort as it would have been.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was a very fun find and worth every penny. There were on site, period dressed guides who provided us with insight and education on how life was in the fort. The guides were so knowledgable and skilled in what they did in particular a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 11 September 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank dandd101
Reviewed 21 August 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed 19 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 17 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 3MG1949
Reviewed 1 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank MikeN2804
Reviewed 1 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank flipflop650
Reviewed 24 June 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!

Date of experience: June 2018
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