1120 Bowling Green Rd.
Russellville, KY 42276
Phone: (270) 725-9771
Fax: (270) 725-9772
1120 Bowling Green Rd., Russellville, KY, US, 42276
- Phone: (270) 725-9771
- Fax: (270) 725-9772
Spread over 9.5 acres (3.8 ha) of land, the South Union Shakertown Historic District is a beautiful historic site that features multiple styles and designs of architecture. The place is a great visit area that helps learn about the shaker way of life. With several structures, museum, unique gift shops, overnight lodges, etc. the district is a perfect tourist attraction and an educational institution that has preserved the beauty of Shaker, it's landscapes, folk life and also it's material culture.
Located in the unique pre-Civil War Octagon Hall, the only eight-sided brick building in Kentucky, this museum contains an abundance of Confederate information and documents in its archives.
Located in the historic old jail, this facility contains an extensive collection of records and documents from the old circuit and county courts. A genealogical library and genealogical collection contains family history files, old scrapbooks, manuscripts, maps, pictures, local history files, and memorabilia from several Kentucky and Tennessee counties. Tours are available.