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Obelisk at Camp Nelson marking Cemetery #1
The obelisk at Camp Nelson National Monument can be seen along the 5 mi. of trail. It marks the location of Cemetery Number 1. Here was where soldiers, women, and children were first buried. Soldiers' graves where later re-interred from here to the nearby Camp Nelson National Cemetery


Though the visitor center is not open, if you are interested in a passport stamp for Camp Nelson National Monument, please call us at 859-881-5716.

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Last updated: August 20, 2020

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6614 Old Danville Road
Loop 2

Nicholasville, KY 40356


(859) 881-5716

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