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Hotel Metropolitan
724 Oscar Cross Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map
phone: (270) 443-7918
website

Restored African-American heritage museum hosted famous African-American sports figures and entertainers, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and B.B. King, prior to desegregation. The 1908 historic hotel is a A "Save America's Treasures" project. Open and tours available by appointment.

Legendary Chief Paduke Statue
19th & Jefferson St.
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map

Legend has it that General William Clark, who founded Paducah, named it in honor of the "Padouca" Indians, a subtribe of the Chickasaw who lived and hunted in the area until the Jackson Purchase in 1818. The statue was sculptured by Lorado Taft in 1909. Mr. Taft combined features of various Indian tribes in its execution.

Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum
631 Kentucky Avenue
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map
phone: (270) 575-5477

Former residence of Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, CSA and West Point graduate, highlights western Kentucky's role in the War Between the States. The 1852 Greek Revival home is owned by Sons of Confederate Veterans. Tues.-Sat., Noon-4 PM, April-November, and by appointment throughout the year. $5 adults; $1 ages 6-12.

Paducah "Wall To Wall" Murals
Water Street, Jefferson-Washington Sts.
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map
phone: (270) 443-8783
website

Named the most popular tourist attraction in Kentucky by Trip Advisor in 2014, Portraits from Paducah's Past present a public art experience available at all hours. More than 50 life-sized panoramic murals by renowned artist Robert Dafford and the Dafford Murals Team. One of America's most prolific mural artists, Dafford's work may also be seen in France, Belgium and England.

Paducah Cell Phone Walking Tour
128 Broadway
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map
phone: (270) 854-3050

Just dial, listen and experience Paducah's rich history through the many historic and architectural treasures of earlier times.

Paducah Railroad Museum
200 Washington Street
Paducah, KY 42001 | Map
phone: (270) 908-6451
alt phone: (270) 519-7377
website

A project of the Paducah Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society showcases equipment and memorabilia from the romantic past of America's railroads. New simulator gives the sensation of riding a locomotive cab. Groups are encouraged to call for tours. Wed.-Fri., 1-4 PM; Sat., 10 AM-4 Pm and by appointment $5 adults; $2 ages 12 & under

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