Civil War Fort at Boonesboro

African American soldiers constructed this fort in 1863 to protect the Kentucky River ford and ferry at Boonesboro from Confederate invasions. Visit the remnants of the earthen work fortifications on self-guided tours.

Group Tour
More Info
  • Operation Hours: Open daily year-round during daylight hours. Cell phone tour option available once you arrive.
  • Length of Tour: 1 hour
  • Self-Guided Tours:
  • Mileage/Direction from Lexington: 18 miles east of Lexington
  • Price Range $-$$$$: Free
Info for Tour Leaders
  • Group Rate:
  • Accessibility: No

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