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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Depot's guided walking tours starting new season

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- John James Audubon’s wife, Lucy Bakewell Audubon, was a powerful and extraordinary woman who coped resourcefully with the demands of a difficult situation and worked tirelessly to aid her husband in his landmark work, “The Birds of America.”

Hear about Lucy and the rest of the Audubon family during the first free guided walking tour of 2019 on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. beginning at the Depot Community Room, 101 N. Water Street.

This free tour is the first of seven tours hosted by the Depot Community Room on the first Saturday of each month from April through November. While reservations are not required for the free walking tours, guests are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before tour time.

Future free tours include:

May 4: Education in Henderson —“Listening Tour” at Audubon State Park Theater, 10:30 a.m.

June 1: Historical River Walk, 10 a.m.  beginning at Depot Community Room

July 6: Audubon Bird Statues – “Listening Tour” at Audubon State Park Theater, 10:30 am

Aug. 3: Flavor of Henderson

Sept. 7: Downtown Historical Tour

Oct. 5: Undertakers and Funeral Homes

Nov. 2: Breweries, Distilleries & Speakeasies

Special event tours include:

Sept. 21: Fernwood Cemetery Tour, 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. ($10 donation)

Oct. 26: Spooks & Legends Storytelling Competition at the Gatsby, 7 p.m. ($10 donation)

For information, call the Depot Community Room at 270-830-9707 to speak with a staff member, like Depot Community Room on Facebook, visit www.hendersondepot.org, or stop in and enjoy the historical exhibits and displays at 101 N. Water Street, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


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