Experience the sound of artillery, horses racing across the battlefield, and musket fire in a living history event depicting the Battle of Perryville. The Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site will hold an anniversary celebration on October 8-9, 2022 to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Perryville.
Come and explore Civil War camps with us. You'll be able to speak with Living History Historians about the events of the Civil War. Listen to one of the scheduled lectures and take a tour of the battlefield. Visit the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site museum to learn about the history of the battle and the artifacts that were used by the men who fought there. There will be a special exhibit of Kentucky’s Medal of Honor recipients at the museum. Enjoy some tasty food from food trucks while shopping at the merchants' village.