Jefferson Davis Monument

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Hwy 68 East, Fairview, KY 42221


The Jefferson Davis Monument State Historic Site is a memorial to the Confederate president born on the site in 1808. The 351-foot concrete obelisk rests on a foundation of Kentucky limestone and contains walls seven feet thick at the base, tapering to two feet thick at the incline. The site includes a Visitor’s Center with gift shop, picnic shelters and a playground.