Learn About the Park

A white farm house with a Civil War cannon sitting in front of it
The Perry House at Camp Nelson tells the story of civilian experiences before, during, and after the Civil War.

NPS photo.

What is a National Monument?
Learn why Camp Nelson has become a national monument.

Presidential Proclamation
Read the Presidential Proclamation creating Camp Nelson National Monument.

Stay up to date with news about the new national monument.

View park policies and follow the new site's progress.

Last updated: September 25, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6614 Old Danville Road
Loop 2

Nicholasville, KY 40356


(859) 881-5716

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