Millsprings Battlefield Museum, Nancy

4.3
The Mill Springs Battlefield was the location of the Battle of Mill Springs in January 1862. It was declared to be a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1993.Several separated areas related to the battle have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Confederate Mass Grave Monument in Somerset, Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer Monument, and the Mill Springs National Cemetery.AreaThe initial designated area for the National Register of Historic Places included three separate areas: the battlefield, and two separate areas with Confederate fortifications on each side of Lake Cumberland (one near Mill Springs, and the other by Beech Grove). The three separate areas amounted to 647.3acre of land, most of which is in Pulaski County, Kentucky (the battlefield), with the rest in Wayne County, Kentucky.The main difference in the land from 1862 to the modern day is that the landscape is less wooded. Also the name of the town during the battle was Logan's Crossing, when today it is called Nancy. There are no buildings left that were standing during the war, although none of modern buildings seriously detracted from the area's National Register status. Two of the 29 noncontributing structures on the battlefield during the nomination were later placed on the National Register; both were monuments placed on the battlefield in 1910.
Plan to see Millsprings Battlefield Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nancy trip planner .
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Millsprings Battlefield Museum
Millsprings Battlefield Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
30 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I really didn't plan to visit the museum since my goal was just the national cemetery. However, the museum is right next door and I decided to visit it. It's not a large museum and only one person wor...  more »
  • Well off the beaten track but worth the trip The ladies working here were extremely nice during our visit The price per person was $5 There is a short video to watch before walking thru the exhibits f...  more »
  • Disappointed to have made the drive. Saw in previous reviews that the Visitor Center isn't open Mondays -- but it's not open Tuesdays either. Wish Trip Advisor would update.  more »

Plan your trip to Nancy

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Nancy

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Kentucky by other users

1 day in Middlesboro BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Mammoth Cave National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Lexington BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, teens, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Grand Rivers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Williamstown BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, popular PREFERENCES: February, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Lexington BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Lexington BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mammoth Cave National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans