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Camp Nelson National Monument

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6614 Danville Loop 2 Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356 United States

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April 2023

Camp Nelson National Monument, KY – Volunteer Vacations 2023

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - April 22 @ 10:00 am
Camp Nelson National Monument, 6614 Danville Loop 2 Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356 United States + Google Map
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Join this project to support trail access at Camp Nelson National Monument, a location steeped in African American and Civil War history. Initially established as a Federal army supply depot and hospital, Camp Nelson was one of the largest recruitment and training centers for African American soldiers during the Civil War, and served as a refugee camp for their wives and children. Thousands of enslaved African Americans risked their lives escaping to the camp, located within the slaveholding state of…

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