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Region North Central Kentucky

Reach deep in your pocket and find a quarter. Chances are you will have a Kentucky version of the coin with "My Old Kentucky Home" engraved on it. Located in downtown Bardstown, the home inspired Stephen Foster to write his most endearing romantic ballad and now the composer, the song, the home and the quarter are all closely intertwined in this historic town. Guides dressed in antebellum costumes host tours of the home and park is the also the site of "Stephen Foster-The Musical." This colorful outdoor production features more than 50 Foster songs. Make plans now to visit this charming small town.