Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum Open House 25 Mar 2017
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame now owned by Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle Tourist Commission Inc. If you go: It's just under 70 miles from the Historic Courthouse in Columbia, KY, according to Google Maps.
By Avery Bradshaw
RENFRO VALLEY, KY - The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, 2590 Richmond Street, Mt Vernon, KY will host an Open House 10am-3pmCT/11am-4pmCT. March 25, 2017. The event will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by free museum tours, entertainment, refreshments and raffles.
About the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum
The museum opened in 2002 with a vision to bring recognition to Kentuckians who have made a significant contribution to the music industry. With that vision in mind, the museum is filled with a collection of artifacts and memorabilia highlighting the careers of over 50 inductees. A common misconception is that the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame focuses mainly on country and bluegrass related artists, however there are inductees from all genres of music including The Backstreet Boys, Loretta Lynn, Florence Henderson, Rosemary Clooney, Keith Whitley, Boots Randolph and more.
The entrance to the building is unique to any other museum as it was once the sight of the original riding stables of Renfro Valley founder, John Lee Lair. That portion of the building now houses the visitor center and gift shop with products and souvenirs. Most of the original structure of the stable is still intact and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The entire museum is 16,600 square feet.
In July of 2016, the Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle Tourist Commission, Inc. acquired the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame after a few years of hardship from the previous administration. Realizing that it would be a huge undertaking to bring it back to life, the commission felt it was too important to the state's history not to accept the challenge
This story was posted on 2017-03-12 06:38:12
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic News:
Accident reconstructionists still on site of fatality
Governor, First Lady launch 'Open Hearts/Open Homes'
Environmental Science Scholarship Deadline is April 1, 2017
Kentucky sends firefighting aid to Oklahoma
Spring Social & Singing at Sulphur Well 11 Mar 2017
LWC Softball wins one, loses one in Crossover Challenge
English Immersion Program at CU results in 16 completions
Update found dog: Happy reunion today
Viola Wooten, 76, Jamestown, KY (1940-2017)
Adair Co. Fiscal Court meeting, Tue 14 Mar 2017 - Agenda
View even more articles in topic News
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
Columbia in the Movies
from the archives of
Click for Stories
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.