Take a walk through Jessamine County history on these self-guided audio tours from the Jessamine County Public Library.
Episode 4: Camp Nelson History Walk
Take a self-guided audio tour of Camp Nelson National Monument in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Ranger Steve Phan will guide you through nine different sites in this historic park, beginning with the U.S. Army’s Officers’ Spring and ending with Fort McKee. Be sure to bring water and wear comfortable shoes for this approximately 1.8 mile walk.
The Camp Nelson History Walk is a partnership between the Jessamine County Public Library and Camp Nelson National Monument.
For more information, visit our Camp Nelson History Walk page.
Episode 3: Nicholasville History Walk
Take a self-guided audio tour of downtown Nicholasville. On this tour, you’ll visit thirteen different sites, beginning with the Jessamine County Courthouse. Other sites include the Old Jail, several churches, and former locations of the Jessamine County Public Library.
For more information, including a Google tour map, visit our Nicholasville History Walk page.
Episode 2: Locust Grove Cemetery Walk
In this self-guided audio tour of Locust Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY, you’ll visit the graves of former Jessamine County community members and learn their stories. You’ll also hear memories from some of their living relatives.
Originally published in 2019 as part of the Locust Grove Cemetery Oral History Podcast.
Episode 1: Maple Grove Cemetery Walk
Take a self-guided audio tour of the Maple Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Learn about former community members and the shapes and symbols of their headstones as you visit their graves.
For more information, including maps, visit our Maple Grove webpage.