Hart County Historical Museum

   
109 Main St
Munfordville, Kentucky 42765
http://www.hartcountymuseum.org/

270-524-0101

The Hart County Historical Museum, located in the Chapline Building, is located just off the square in Downtown Munfordville, Kentucky. The museum has an extensive collection of historic objects, images, books, maps and papers relating to the history of Hart County. The museum is here to preserve our history and artifacts and to educate the public about our past. At the museum, one may also research his Hart county ancestors and Civil War activity. The Munfordville Walking Tour includes ten historic buildings, many of which have Civil War histories. The museum is open Monday through Friday, from 9 to 4 and Saturday from 8 to 4.
 

Duncan Hines Scenic Byway

   
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
http://visitbgky.com/micro/duncanhinesmuseum/
This 82-mile route, which runs through Warren and Edmonson counties, passes many historic homes and churches. Beginning in Bowling Green at the former home and office of author Duncan Hines, it then runs through several small towns and Mammoth Cave National Park where it crosses the Green River by ferry. Along the route are stately mansions, quaint homes, antique shops, one-room school houses, an old train depot, historic cemeteries, the site of a Civil War skirmish in Brownsville, an old grainery and a stagecoach stop which was once the home of Patrick Henry's sister. This drive takes a look at life in rural Kentucky.
 

Circus Square Park

   
601 State Street
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
http://visitbgky.com/see/c/free-fun/detail/circus-square-park/

270-782-0222

Outdoor amphitheater and site of many festivals and events throughout the year. Park includes refreshing water feature. Free Concerts in the Park Friday nights in July and August.
 

Basil Griffin Park

   
2055 Three Springs Road
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
http://visitbgky.com/see/c/free-fun/detail/basil-griffin-park/

270-842-5302

Enjoy fishing at the 33 acre lake complete with boat ramp and fishing deck. Four playground areas, two walking trails and much more will help you get back to nature. Park also includes tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball, baseball and softball fields, disc golf and picnic shelters.
 

Aviation Heritage Park

   
1825 Three Springs Road
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
www.aviationheritagepark.com

270-779-4186

A memorial to all distinguished aviators who have called South Central Kentucky home. Aviation Heritage Park currently features an Air-Force F-40 Phantom and a Navy F9F-5 Panther, Brigadier General Dan Cherry, a Bowling Green native, downed a North Vietnamese MIG-21 while at the controls of the Phantom on display.  Flying-a Panther jet.  Commander Johnny Magda, a graduate of WKU, commanded the famed Navy Blue Angels 1950.  A T-33 Shooting Star, honoring Glasgow native General Russ Dougherty, is the newest addition to the park.  Open daily down to dusk.
 

 

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