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History at Sunset: In the Footsteps of Freedom: Woodford County, US Colored Troops, and Camp Nelson

Huntertown Community Interpretive Park 1546 Huntertown Road, Versailles

Camp Nelson National Monument is partnering with the Huntertown Community Interpretive Park to trace the story of 494 African American men and other freedom seekers from Woodford County, KY who journey to Camp Nelson to enlist with the US Colored Troops in 1864-65. After the war, USCT veterans established Huntertown and other communities in Central…

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History at Sunset: In the Footsteps of Freedom: Woodford County, US Colored Troops, and Camp Nelson

Huntertown Community Interpretive Park 1546 Huntertown Road, Versailles

Camp Nelson National Monument is partnering with the Huntertown Community Interpretive Park to trace the story of 494 African American men and other freedom seekers from Woodford County, KY who journey to Camp Nelson to enlist with the US Colored Troops in 1864-65. After the war, USCT veterans established Huntertown and other communities in Central…

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Versailles, KY 40383
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Midway, KY 40347
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