• Battle of Perryville Commemoration - 2017

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    Name: Battle of Perryville Commemoration - 2017
    Date: October 7, 2017 - October 8, 2017
    Event Description:
    Thousands of visitors participate in the popular October weekend event in Perryville each year that commemorates the Oct. 8, 1862 Civil War Battle of Perryville.   Re-enactors demonstrate military maneuvers that were used in the battle.  There are living history encampments, a lecture series, book presenters, antique and vendor tents, a Commemoration Parade, ghost tours, Period Social and a "Taste of 1862" dinner featuring an authentic meal prepared over a open fire.  Other activities include a fun run, barbecue cook-off, beauty pageants, car show, street dance, live music, and more.
    Event Media:
    Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
    1825 Battlefield Road
    Perryville, KY 40468
    Date/Time Information:
    October 7-8, 2017
    Contact Information:
    Joan House 859-332-8631
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