Saturday, September 28, 2013

Ohio County Tourism Commission

For those of us that do not have the pleasure of actually living in Ohio County, we might not be aware of the following web site published by the Ohio County Tourism Commission.  The web site is very interesting and can be viewed at:

Be sure and click on the different pages shown on the menu on the left. Here is a taste:



Bill Monroe Birthplace - 6210 Hwy. 62 East, Rosine - (270) 274-9181
Winter Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9am-4pm; Sun. 1pm-4pm
Summer Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm; Sun. 1pm-5pm

Guided tours of the restored birthplace and childhood home of the 
father of Bluegrass music, Bill Monroe. The home is located in 
a natural setting high on picturesque Jerusalem Ridge.

Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum - 5608 U.S. 231 North, (270) 298-7764
Appointments preferred.
Unique display of vintage American motorcycles and memorabilia from 1906 to present. 

Ohio County Museum - 415 Mulberry Street - (270) 298-3749
Open May–October, Thurs–Fri, 1pm - 4pm
Includes a historic log cabin, one-room school house, historic home and 
genealogy library, Elfie Autry’s Little Country Store and Rustic Relics Building

Ohio County Veterans’ Museum - 415 Mulberry Street - (270) 298-3749
Open Saturday 9am - 4pm and by appointment

Uniforms and memorabilia from all branches of service

Home of Kentucky Folk Artist Liz Davis - 270-274-2140.
"Regional Treasures" handmade dolls at Barns Antiques


Fordsville Depot & Museum 
Open Friday- Sunday 11AM – 5PM
Built in 1916. Rich with railroad history and reminiscent of early L&N train stations

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