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Hartford, Kentucky: Fort Hartford Replica

Rustic replica of a wooden fort originally built in the 1780s, in a county park. Occasionally hosts Wild West gunfighters.

Ohio County State Park

Back Gate Drive, Hartford, KY
I-165 exit 47. Drive east on KY-69 for one mile. Turn right at the Ohio County Park sign. Drive a half-mile. Turn left at the blue Road Dept sign. You'll see the Fort straight ahead.
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Gunfighters of Fort Hartford

There is a replica of Fort Hartford at Ohio County State Park, with a stockade fence around the perimeter and buildings inside. The park conducts events there such as gunfights. It is always free to look around.

[Angela Hudnall, 07/27/2021]

The original Fort Hartford survived Indian attacks in the 1780s.

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