This exhibit features the Art of Phyllis Bowen and many people throughout Bourbon County’s history. It was curated by Estill Curtis Pennington. The exhibit will be on display through September 30, 2018. It is Sponsored by Kentucky Bank, Bourbon Community Hospital, Paris Rotary Club & Frames on Main Gallery.
Trace your steps from Kentucky’s earliest inhabitants to the farms and communities of today.
Claysville & Ruckerville: Paris’ Historically Black Neighborhoods
Claysville and Ruckerville sprang up following the Civil War as communities for freed slaves. From maps and public lists of the time, we know names and locations of people who lived there and we’ve drawn on community memories to provide details of day to day living.
Garret Morgan Pictorial Display
Learn about Paris-native Garrett Morgan, his inventions, his many businesses and interests in a pictorial display that is a permanent part of the Paris-Bourbon County History Hall.