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Civil War Fort at Boonesboro

Description
Amenities
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.
Attractions
Group Tour
Accessibility
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
Info for Tour Leaders
  • Grouprate:
General
  • Handicap Accessibility: No