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Civil War Days at Columbus, KY Columbus, KY

  • Civil War Days at Columbus, KY


350 Park Road
Columbus-Belmont State Park
Columbus, KY 42032

The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments. 

Friday is "education day".  Schools, scouts, groups & clubs are encouraged to schedule field trips. 

Battles will be held at 2:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday featuring skilled reenactors bringing history to life.  Battles are narrated. There will be a Ghost Walk on Friday evening through the historic earthworks and a Civil War Ball on Saturday night featuring The 52nd Regimental String Band. Sunday morning services led in period style by Rev. Alan Farley followed by a memorial ceremony at Columbus Cemetery. Sutlers and food vendors will be on site to serve the needs of the re-enactors and visiting guests.  Cavalry and artillery by invitation, all infantry welcome.  Straw, wood, powder ration, and a meal will be provided to reenactors.  There is no registration fee or admission charge. 

For more information and pre-registration of sutlers and reenactors, please call Park Office (270-677-2327) or email

The event is sponsored by Columbus-Belmont State Park, Hickman County Judge Executive/Fiscal Court & Civil War Days Committee

Camping reservations can be made online at

Or by calling 1-888-4KY-Park (1-888-459-7275)

For Camping Trailer and Log Cabin rentals call 270-677-2327 or email

Cindy Lynch
Columbus-Belmont State Park,
350 Park Road,
Columbus, KY 42032
Phone: (270) 677-2327
Oct 13 - Oct 15, 2017  /  9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.