Bowling Green, the L&N Railroad & The Civil War

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

Bowling Green, the L&N Railroad & The Civil War


Bowling Green , the L&N Railroad & The Civil War
Through 2015
Discover the role of the railroad and Bowling Green’s unique position as the Capitol of Kentucky’s Confederate government during the Civil War as a city occupied by both Confederate and Union forces.

Join us April 20, 2013 for the commemoration of the Union invasion of Bowling Green.


Union Bombardment

10:00am on the L&N Depot Lawn

Living History Exhibits

10:00am – 4:00pm at the L&N Depot/Railpark

Children’s Games

11:00am – 1:00pm at L&N Depot/Railpark

Downtown BG Walking Tours

12:00 – 2:00pm begins at the Presbyterian Church

Period Skits

1:00 – 2:00pm at L&N Depot/Railpark

Ladies’ Tea

2:00 – 3:00pm at Eloise B. Houchens Center

Free with donations accepted. Reserve spot by calling 842-6761.

Military Ball

6:00 – 9:00pm at L&N Depot/Railpark

Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour

7:30pm & 8:45pm – Meet at NAPA parking lot

Bring flashlight and wear comfortable shoes

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