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Kentucky Museum - Civil War Exhibit

A Star in Both Flags: Conflict in Kentucky

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Photo of Civil War exhibit entrance

The Civil War, 1861 - 1865, split the nation apart. Kentucky, a southern state with strong ties to north and south, was caught in the middle. This interactive exhibit explores the Civil War in Kentucky. Field trip students will be guided by a costumed docent and engage in a variety of hands-on activities depending upon grade level. Examples of activities include dressing in period clothing, packing a haversack, and preparing a battlefield sling.


Classroom Printables

Civil War Codes Civil War Decoding Haversack CSA
Bandages & Wounds Housewives Haversack USA
Word Search Scouting  Civil War Timeline

 

Civil War exhibit with flags and guide

Civil War fieldtrip with docent and students  Photo of Civil War tent


  

 


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