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Visiting this beautiful, historic town located on the riverfront in Western Kentucky? Here are what some people are saying about Henderson:

Our 3 mile Riverwalk shows the "value of public investment" and offers a beautiful view of the Ohio River and includes a play area for children.

Our fried chicken has been mentioned in the New York Times and is constantly raved about on blogs. (Helpful Hint: Once was what called Bon Ton Mini Mart now goes by Colonel's Mini Mart.)

One of the most expensive books in the world, "Birds of America" by John James Audubon, resides in Henderson, Kentucky at the renowned John James Audubon Museum. The museum is located in Audubon State Park, which offers hiking, fishing and many opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Yes, pig's wings are a thing, and ours have been written about in Restaurants News. Find them at Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar in downtown.

USA Today dubbed our Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival one of the best blues festivals in the nation. Another reason to love this festival? It's FREE and held every June.

Game & Fish Magazine continues to highlight Henderson as a place for deer and duck hunting at the Sloughs Wildlife Management Area's public grounds.

Henderson's location on the Ohio River was named the "#1 Place for Catfishing" by

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