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Tobacco, golden burley, it once was the cash crop that fueled the economic engine of Maysville and Mason County.

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For residents and visitors alike, the Market Street Fountain is a landmark that provides a directional compass to the downtown business and re…

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There is a war memorial situated on the lawn of the Mason County Courthouse in Maysville listing the names of veterans who gave the ultimate s…

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From the cozy confines of the St. Patrick School gym, to the spaceous court of the Mason County Fieldhouse, considered by many to be the fines…

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The inaugural semester at Maysville Community College campus, now Maysville Community and Technical College, took place in 1969.

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The Cox Building has often been called the cornerstone of downtown Maysville, an appropriate description considering its location at the corne…

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The Dover Covered Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The bridge was built in 1835 to span Lee's Creek. The Kirk fam…

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Bourbon production in Mason County, known as Limestone Landing at its founding, began after the Revolutionary War when distillers migrated dow…

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The January and Wood Cotton Mill was an icon of Maysville for 170 years.  At the time of its closing in 2004, it was Kentucky's oldest family-…

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There is little documentation about the three concrete ice piers situated in the Ohio River near the Simon Kenton Memorial Suspension Bridge.

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The Soldiers’ Monument at the Maysville Cemetery is one of the few Union monuments located south of the Mason-Dixon Line. It was dedicated on …

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The Pioneer Graveyard, located behind the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center on Sutton Street, is the burial site for many of Maysville's earliest…

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"Old Tip," the cannon which today holds a place of honor in a landscaped space on the Mason County Courthouse lawn, wasn't always so revered.

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The Ohio River Flood of 1937 was historic in proportion, flooding cities along its banks from "hilltop to hilltop" in many areas. Maysville wa…

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A stroll down Maysville's McDonald Parkway is more than just a walk -- it can be a trip back through the city's history via the floodwall murals.

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She keeps a constant vigil in her preferred spot on a bench, never abandoning her place, her eyes contstantly focused on the book in her hand,…

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AMVETs Veteran's Park, first conceived by the organization in 2007, features a moving centerpiece as a tribute to all fallen soldiers.

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When a local group set out to restore the Russell Theatre in downtown Maysville, one of the first things that got its attention was the movie …

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Long before sliders were called sliders, a Maysville burger joint produced what some would argue were the tastiest mini burgers of all.

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Decades in the making, the AA Highway, aka Kentucky 9, has become an integral part of the Mason County landscape and an important hub for busi…

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The Opera House and the Maysville Players -- an historic building and a community theater group with a bond that goes back more than half a century.

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Tucked into a plot of grass between U.S. 68 and Kentucky 11 sits a memorial to John G. Fee High School, a school dedicated to the education of…

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It's a part of the Maysville Christmas celebration and tradition that has roots reaching back more than half a century.

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Located in Maysville on East Second Street (aka Kentucky 10), the little bridge has been standing guard over a drainage ditch for more years t…

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The horse and buggy, once the most common form of transportation, became a rare sight in many rural areas as trucks, cars and tractors took th…

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Whether painted with the brilliant golds and oranges of fall, the crisp whites and dappled grays of winter or the rich shades of green with sp…

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The propeller standing at Limestone Landing could be called one of the most tangible signs of the city's close connection to the Ohio River.

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The call letters are just as iconic as the station itself has become -- WFTM, World's Finest Tobacco Market.

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The Maysville-Mason County Recreation Park is one of the most popular venues in the area for those planning outdoor activities.

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Sitting on the corner of Union Street and Forest Avenue, inside a former tobacco warehouse, Edith Henry Shoes set up shop in Maysville.

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For many area residents, the Maysville Roller Rink is associated with their first time of lacing up a pair of roller skates that didn't requir…

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It has seen a lot -- teary-eyed departures and happy homecomings; soldiers going to war and those coming home, returned to mothers and wives, …

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In their heyday, every community had a popular hangout for teenagers -- think Arnold's in "Happy Days."

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