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Jefferson Davis Monument

Old U.S. 68/KY 80, Fairview, KY 42266
+1 270-889-6100
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Great Historical Monument Worth A Visit

This is a great historical monument and a opportunity to learn a little about the life and times of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff840
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Madison, Alabama
Camping at LBL with Grand Boys 2018

This is a fascinating part of Kentucky history. Only 200’ shorter than the Washington Monument, our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sladd1955 .
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Glasgow, Kentucky
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“civil war” (3 reviews)
“small museum” (2 reviews)
“height” (4 reviews)
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Old U.S. 68/KY 80, Fairview, KY 42266
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great historical monument and a opportunity to learn a little about the life and times of Jefferson Davis the President of the Confederacy during the Civil War. I have been driving within a few miles of this place during rode trips for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fascinating part of Kentucky history. Only 200’ shorter than the Washington Monument, our grands ages 11 and 12 loved the view from the top. It is definitely worth a stop. Kentucky is beautiful y’all.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We live an hour and half away, so on Labor day we decided to load up and check out the Jefferson Davis Monument. I've known that Jefferson Davis was born in the area, but until recently didn't realize there was a 355 foot monument established...More

1  Thank Aaron R
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This was a place I saw driving from Murray to Bowling Green. It looked like the Washington Monument out in the middle of nowhere Kentucky! Signage as I got closer informed me it was the Jefferson Davis Monument. Well a year later I was traveling...More

1  Thank Carol D
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Hope this site can weather the current bent toward historical revisionism. Kentucky IS the only state that can claim 2 sitting presidents simultaneously.

1  Thank Waffalo
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We drove by this monument after touring MB Roland Distillery and on the way to Bowling Green. It was interesting.

Thank Patty L G
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We didn't take the elevator to the top of the monument, and I'm not sure the museum was worth the price of admission, but I'm still glad we visited.

Thank Yvette C
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This memorial is impressive from the outside and well kept up. It has a beautiful picnic area and play area for the kids. However, the museum is super small and not worth the admission fee. The same goes for the ride to the top of...More

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived midweek and there was only one other couple at the site, the grounds are beautifully clean and well kept, ideal for a picnic on a hot day, it was cold and windy when we arrived so did not go on the elevator to...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a small, beautiful state park nestled amid scenic farmland. The monument itself is an impressive structure. One thing we particularly liked was one can choose to either see the museum or the monument or both. The price for entry is based on which...More

2  Thank Patricia S
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