Camp Nelson - Civil War Heritage Park
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|Facility:||Camp Nelson - Civil War Heritage Park|
|Description:||Interpretive trials and restored buggy shed providing site overview open nearly every day dawn to dusk.
Camp Nelson provided the Union Army with over 10,000 African-American soldiers, making it the third largest recruiting and training depot for African Americans in the nation. Many of the black soldiers brought their families with them to Camp Nelson and eventually the army established a refugee camp for these individuals. Thousands of African-Americans came to Camp Nelson and it was here that they gained their freedom.
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|Address 1:||200 South Main Street|
|V I S I T I N G I N F O|
|Hours:||White House Tours
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.
|Admission:||No admission fee.|
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