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    Perryville Battlefield
    Paranormal Tours & Investigations

    SHOCK Paranormal is proud to be the contact point for all things paranormal with Perryville Battlefield. In the coming months, we will be offering exclusive opportunities to investigate the battlefield and some of the surrounding homes and areas. We’ll offer scheduled tours for those curious about the unusual activity that has been witnessed by many at the battlefield. We’ll also offer more intimate investigation opportunities for those seasoned investigators and their teams.

    Updated dates and times will be added to this page as they become available.

     

    LOCATIONS:

    • Battlefield: As described by the Civil War Trust “The largest military engagement in the strategically pivotal border state of Kentucky, the Battle of Perryville ensured that the region remained solidly in Northern control for the remainder of the war…. At the close of the day’s fighting, the two armies left more than 7,400 dead and wounded on the field.”
    • Dye House & Grounds: Approx. 120 acres. Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner’s headquarters during the Battle of Perryville. Used as field hospital after the battle
    • Sleettown : Approx. 96 Acres. African-American community situated northwest of Perryville in the 19th century. As described by the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association: “This small community is known as the “Gateway to Freedom” because many former slaves lived here after national emancipation. Sleettown had its own store, a “honky-tonk” restaurant, homes, and a cemetery. An integrated community, Sleettown thrived in the segregated South during a time when many black and white families did not interact. According to the brochure, “Even though Sleettown remained a black community, the relationship with neighboring whites was open and friendly. Often blacks and whites would come together in the evenings to visit or play a game of cards.”

    The following park rules apply to those attending the SHOCK tours and overnight investigations.

    Park User Rules, Restrictions and Regulations

    • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
    • Littering is prohibited. Place all garbage in cans provided throughout the park.
    • Park only in designated parking areas. Driving is only allowed on paved areas. Do not drive on trails.
    • Injuring or removing plants is prohibited.
    • Injuring or removing wildlife is prohibited.
    • Defacing park property is prohibited.
    • Dogs running at large are prohibited.
    • Building fires is restricted to existing park grills.
    • Using wood from the park for fires is prohibited.
    • Use of motorcycles, three or four wheelers or any off road vehicles is restricted to park paved roads and with a licensed driver.
    • Discharge of firearms is prohibited.
    • Use of fireworks is prohibited.
    • Access is limited to only the park grounds and does not entitle anyone to access any building, structure, or any other areas of the park that are restricted to the public for safety and security reasons with the exception of the above stated locations when accompanied by a member of SHOCK.
    • NO COMMERCIAL FILMING OR STILL PHOTOGRAPHY is allowed without prior contractual agreement.
    • No removal of property from park or Dye House.

     To inquire about private tours/investigations, send requests to ghosttours@spirithunters-ky.com