Department of Parks
Flags To Be On Display At Jefferson Davis Historic Site
FAIRVIEW, Ky. -- Spend part of your Labor Day holiday weekend visiting Jefferson Davis State Historic Site on Sept. 4 to see an impressive collection of reproduction Civil War flags, both Confederate and Union.
The flags, by Spencer and Linda Brewer of Central City, represent units from Kentucky and Tennessee. The flags will be on display outside the museum.
Jefferson Davis State Historic Site marks the birthplace of the Confederate president. The park features a 351-foot monument that was completed in 1924 and includes an elevator. The site also has a museum and gift shop. There is also a picnic area on the park grounds.
The gift shop features Kentucky handcrafts, souvenirs, books and Civil War memorabilia. The site is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through October. There is a fee for the museum and monument.
The site is 9 miles east of Hopkinsville on U.S. 68.