Lexington's Mary Todd Lincoln House is one of 54 attractions that are part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails, a new state program aimed at helping people understand how the war shaped Kentucky.
The sites on the trails are close to major roads and have historical interpretation for visitors. More sites are expected to be added.
A Web site, Kentuckycivilwartrails.org, includes maps, a listing of events and a blog.
The trails are not one long route. They are arranged in groups that could be visited together in various regions of the state, according to a news release.
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"We believe the trails will attract visitors from outside the state who aren't necessarily Civil War buffs but who want to learn more about what happened here," Kimberly Clay, cultural heritage tourism director for the Department of Travel and Tourism, said in a news release.
The Kentucky Historical Society, Heritage Council and the Transportation Cabinet also worked on the project.