Tag - History

Preservation-minded couple Ed and Meagan Musselman created a stir when they set out to restore the Art Deco architectural gem that was built by Luther Carson in 1939 as a Coca-Cola bottling plant. Envisioning a mixed use renovation, their creativity is shining through in this landmark building located at the heart of Paducah’s Midtown neighborhood.

Ed & Meagan Musselman - Coke Plant Paducah

Meet the Musselmans, the visionaries behind the revitalization of the Coke Plant.

The National Quilt Museum, in partnership with Quilt Alliance, officially commences the celebration of National Quilting Day in Paducah! Make any day a "quilting day" with this guide to a quilt-inspired Paducah, Kentucky experience featuring 10 ways you can celebrate the fiber arts in Quilt City USA® throughout the year.

National Quilt Museum Paducah

Make any day a "quilting day" in Quilt City USA®.

Historic Downtown Paducah, Kentucky has been consistently recognized as one of America's best and most beautiful Main Streets by Architectural Digest, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and many others. Upon arrival in this picturesque Paducah neighborhood set along the Ohio River, you'll discover the true beauty of Paducah - cultural heritage and creative spirit!

Paducah Architecture - Broadway

Preserved architecture and historical markers make way for local discovery.

From art and architecture to cuisine and quilts, travel experts across the country are taking note of the authentic, unexpected experiences that await in Paducah, Kentucky. Enjoy five of our favorite features from 2018 below to see why our UNESCO Creative City should be on your travel list in 2019!

Downtown-Trolley-Paducah

What's new in Paducah? See why you should visit in 2019.

Days of Bread is a collection of ingredients, recipes and cultural stories that symbolize the unique culinary histories of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Download the Days of Bread App to discover traditional breadmaking techniques around the world and the bakers and bakeries that preserve them, including Paducah's own Kirchhoff’s Bakery!

Kirchhoff's Bakery

Kirchhoff's Bakery & Deli is located on Market House Square in Historic Downtown Paducah.

Whether you arrive in time for the spring dogwood blossoms or for fall’s Barbecue on the River festival, you’ll find plenty of weekend-worthy happenings in Paducah, Kentucky all year long! To help you make the most of a weekend visit, this 48-hour itinerary inspiration guide features top spots for food, fun and a good night’s rest. Begin your 48 hours (or more) any day of the week - you choose!

Whitehaven Welcome Center

Begin your visit at Whitehaven Welcome Center or the Paducah Visitors Bureau.

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