230 Salem Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: (270) 926-7675
Fax: (270) 926-7616
230 Salem Drive, Owensboro, KY, US, 42303
- Phone: (270) 926-7675
- Fax: (270) 926-7616
The history of this site dates back to over a thousand years and has been home to many Native Americans. It is one of the best preserved prehistoric Native American sites tht can be found in the United States of America. This place is of immense historical importance and is full of pre-historic artifacts such as site of the chief's residence, religious locaations, burial sites, garbage dumping grounds and even natural elevations. This site is named after the Angel family that owned a farmstead here till the year 1938.
Enjoy these historic routes of Abraham Lincoln and George Rogers Clark.
Home to Audubon's Grist Mill and the Blue's & BBQ Festival, the John James Audubon State Park attracts tourists throughout the year. It is a fitting abode to the legacy of the greatest naturalist, John James Audobon whose works are still exhibited in a small museum. Camping grounds are available for those who would like to stay overnight and avail the barbecue grills, showers, picnic tables and play areas. Call for details.
Offering German and Swiss wines.
The Lincoln Interpretative Center offers a glimpse of the boyhood of the 16th President of America to the general public. It features forests, verdant hills, 10 miles (16 kilometers) of hiking trails and two picturesque lakes. Young Lincoln stayed at this state park that covers over 1747 acres (706 hectares) of land, and this is exactly the place where the former president learnt majority of his early lessons in life. It is the perfect destination for groups to learn and explore nature that is also equipped with cottages and lakeside campgrounds. The center also arranges for seasonal programs that feature natural history exhibits.
The St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Henderson, Kentucky. The church was built by Bishop Smith and Benjamin Bosworth in 1860 and is a prime example of Gothic Revival architecture. The church building features a steep gable roof and several gabled porches and a few lancet windows. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Perched right next to Ohio River, the Audubon Mill Park offers a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere to its visitors. You can simply sit on the wooden benches and read a book or watch the boats passing by. This otherwise serene space comes alive during summer, when its plays host to the summer concerts and festivals. DHP Summer Concert Series, W.C. Handy Blues Festival and Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival are some of the popular events held here.
Open May through December, AdventureLand has two miniature 18-hole golf courses where you can test your skills with caves, waterfalls, and streams.
Constituted in the Lincoln Living Historical Farm, the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is situated in present day Lincoln City, Indiana. Predominantly the site where Lincoln spent his childhood, the park makes arrangements for visitors to get a glimpse of the young life of the 16th President of the United States. A highlight is a museum showcasing several exhibitions and a point of reference film. Visitors can also draft letters that automatically get converted to Lincoln’s handwriting. In the year of 2005, it was visited by a record 147,443 people through the year.
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is secured in midst of beautiful trees and trails. Family, fun & flourishing nature—all can mingle for an exhilarating experience. All the possible children's events in nature is taken care for. For families, it has night hiking, campfires, special events for the bird lovers and for the kids, there choices are innumerable. There are wood & walking stick carving classes, bird, butterfly & squirrel house building workshops & scout programs too. Weekends, holidays or just the evenings, sparing time to visit Wesselman Woods; one of the best places to be close to pristine nature.
Canvas & Conversation offers a variety of art entertainment activities and parties for all ages that use acrylic paints. The activities coordinator is an Indiana State licensed teacher. No artistic skills are necessary as their entertaining and talented instructors guide participants step-by-step to create their own masterpiece on canvas to take home at the end of the session. They specialize in "Mommy & Me" sessions, open painting sessions, children's parties, bridal showers, baby showers, woman's groups, and date nights, as well as evening sessions with a pre-selected picture to paint using acrylics. They have four dynamic and personable art instructors that make the sessions fun and entertaining. \\
Known as "The New Central Library," it features collection rooms, a computer lab, two floors of public service space, meeting rooms, a children's area, cafe, and a courtyard.