Old Fort Harrod welcomes educational field trips

Old Fort Harrod State Park invites teachers to schedule educational field trips for their students to the park in Harrodsburg, the site of Kentucky’s first permanent settlement. The park gives students the opportunity to learn by experiencing the frontier with living history interpreters, who engage them with hands-on conversations. The park also includes Kentucky’s first schoolhouse, the oldest cemetery in [...]

By |2015-09-16T14:29:23-04:00September 17, 2015|

Old Fort Harrod hosts exhibit on John Hunt Morgan

Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg is hosting a traveling exhibit on General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate general and cavalry officer in the Civil War best known for Morgan’s Raid. The exhibit, which will be at the park through July, includes informational panels and personal artifacts and centers around an actual door from the cell block he was [...]

By |2015-04-01T14:16:42-04:00April 2, 2015|
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