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Region Western Kentucky

Princeton, Kentucky, "Heart of the Black Patch," is a small, friendly community easily reached from the Western Kentucky Parkway or I-24. Upon arriving, step back in time through the lace-paneled doors at Adsmore Museum, the elegant 1857 home of the Smith-Garrett family. Tours include eight different yearly settings. Shop at Newsom's Old Mill Store, the antique, clothing, children's and gift stores located in our historic downtown Renaissance district. Visit the Railroad Museum. Research your roots at the genealogical archives in our library and Courthouse. Or, enjoy free art exhibits at the Princeton Art Guild in the 1817 Champion-Shepherdson house. Big Springs Park on the Trail of Tears and the City-County Park and Pool are wonderful places for a picnic. Hiking, birding, hunting, fishing, the Pennington Folk Music Festival, Dotson Days, and the Black Patch Festival round out the many activities available to visitors to our county. For more information call Adsmore Museum, 270-365-3114 (closed Mondays).