‘A story about fighting for freedom.’ Camp Nelson named a national monument

Camp Nelson Heritage Park was named a national monument Saturday, the first signed by President Donald Trump and the first in Kentucky. The park was a training and recruiting ground for black troops to the Union Army during the Civil War.
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Camp Nelson Heritage Park was named a national monument Saturday, the first signed by President Donald Trump and the first in Kentucky. The park was a training and recruiting ground for black troops to the Union Army during the Civil War.

This historic Kentucky site just became the first national monument in the state

October 27, 2018 03:04 PM