Welcome to Garrard County, a growing but still country-friendly community of 17,000 that remembers and celebrates its rich pioneer history and cultural heritage. Garrard County is located in Central Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Region, south of Lexington, on Highway 27. Lancaster, population 4,300, is the county seat; 30 miles from Lexington.


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(Updated April 20, 2012)

Friday, July 22, 2011

Mom Blakeman's Candy - 50th Anniversary Celebration - Friday, July 29, 2011

50th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, July 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the candy shop.There will be refreshments including candy tasting and door prizes. Everyone is welcome.

104 S. Campbell St., Lancaster, KY 40444

Battle of Lancaster July 29, 30, 31, 2011

The Battle of Lancaster Organization welcomes you to attend the 149th Annv. of the Battle of Lancaster Civil War Reenactment held at the Garrard County Fairgrounds. History will come to like as Union and Confederate Soliders will reenact the skirmish that took place at Union Camp Dick Robinson. Cannons, Horses, and Infantry will be there for your entertainment. The event is free with Battle of Lancaster excepting donations. Times and events are as follows.

July 29th Town Day 2pm in Lancaster
3PM Civil War Stone Dedication Lamcaster Cemtery all welcome to attend.

July 30th
Camp Opend at 10AM
Ladies Tea 2PM all welcom to come and see what a 1860's Tea would have been like
2PM games for kids and skits
4PM. Battle of Lancaster "Taking the Camp"
8PM Formal 1860's Ball all welcome to come a participate

July 31st
Camp opens 10AM
11 AM1860's Church Service all welcome
12 PM skits start and go all day
3PM Battle of Lancaster "Revenge"
4PM Event over