Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site

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Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site


Location:9 miles east of Hopkinsville on US 68.
Facilities:Visitor center with exhibits and gift shop, picnic area, 2 picnic shelters, playground.
Special Features:Site is a memorial to Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy, who was born here in June 3, 1808. The 351-foot monument constructed on this site marks Davis' birthplace and rests on a foundation of solid Kentucky limestone. An elevator takes visitors to an observation room at the top of the structure, affording visitors a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
Address:Highway 68 E
Fairview, KY 42221

Phone:270-886-1765
Web: parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/jd
Size: 20 acres.

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