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Richmond

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Battlefield Park
Madison County, Kentucky

Battlefield Park, located at 1546 Battlefield Memorial Highway, encompasses part of the Civil War battlefield here in Madison County.  The center point of the park is the 1824 Pleasant View home, which served as a hospital after the battle.  The home is currently closed for renovations.  

The park features a picnic area, restrooms, and 2.5 miles of paved walking trails lined with interpretative signs about the battle.  Richmond Battlefield Park is home to a civil war reenactment in late August and Indian pow wow in late September each year.

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Our Address:
101 W Main Street
Richmond, KY, USA 40475
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4pm
(T) 859.624.4700
(F) 859.624.9140

 

County Information

Madison County is one of the fastest growing areas in Kentucky. It is rich in heritage and history. The County is unique in that it has two townships, Richmond and Berea. The County sits next to Fayette County with the Kentucky River as its border and is minutes away from Lexington. Madison County is a blend of urban, suburban and rural environments. It is a rapidly growing county enjoying both residential and industrial growth. As a tourist site, the County offers many attractions.

Area: 443 sq miles
Founded: 1786
Population: 84,786 (2012)
County Seat: Richmond, Kentucky