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A Historical Quest for Columbia, KY is now available

A Historical Quest, "A Journey Through Time about Columbia, KY," is now available starting at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

The teaching/exercise/riddle solving game is a joint effort of the Adair Co. Public Library, the Adair County Health Department, Tour Southern and Eastern Kentucky, and the Lake Cumberland Health Department.

A Quest box is located outside the local library, with 24 hour access. Jelaine Harlow describes the game:

"A brochure with clues for the Quest is located on a box marked Quest at the front entrance of the Adair County Public Library, 301 Greensburg Street. (clue-the Quest ends at the place this picture was taken)

"The Quest takes approximately 1 hour and does require comfortable walking shoes and has 2 hills. Once you finish the Quest return to the library and inside the mailbox you will find a stamp for your brochure and a fact sheet about the historical sites you visited. Please sign the visitor book before leaving.

"The Quest is available 7 days a week, day or evenings and is free & for the public. If you choose to Quest at night, bring a flashlight for the cemetery!"She adds that more information on the history of questing is available online. "If you want to know what a Quest is, visit

This story was posted on 2010-08-10 11:41:27
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Questbox at Adair Public Library

2010-08-10 - Photo by Ed Waggener. 307 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY
A Quest Box has been added at the Adair County Public Libary. It provides information for a Historical Quest of Columbia, KY, called "A Journey Through Time." Those participating are instructed to take one of the brochures, left which contains 10 rhyming clues for a guided tour of history in downtown Columbia. The picture on the front of the brochure also provides additional clues to the last and next to last point on the tour. The photo on the right shows the contents of the inside of the Questbox, including a visitor book and stamp to show one has completed the quest.

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