The Spirit of Second Street

By |2019-03-07T15:09:53-05:00July 3rd, 2018|

Around every corner in Danville, you’ll find a window on the past. That’s especially true if you’re turning a corner onto 2nd Street, long a business and social center for the city’s African American populace. Doric Lodge No. 18, built in 1920 with donations from its masonic brotherhood, was the anchor of the 2nd Street [...]

24-Hour Guide to Danville

By |2022-06-06T19:41:33-04:00July 3rd, 2018|

Whether you’re an early bird, a night owl or something in between, Danville offers great activities for every hour of the day. Early mornings are lovely for birdwatching at the Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge. Trails throughout the refuge offer vistas for viewing birds and other fauna, and the refuge’s Fred Loetscher Bird Blind provides close-up [...]

Your Centre College Visit

By |2022-10-28T18:02:16-04:00July 3rd, 2018|

Since its founding nearly two centuries ago in 1819, Centre College has been a central part of Kentucky’s history. Now, your family is joining the Centre story as your student considers or enrolls in this historic hub of liberal arts education, graduate accomplishment, and dedication to the community.If you’re here in Danville on a visit [...]

At Home on Chaplin Hill

By |2018-07-10T02:03:16-04:00July 3rd, 2018|

Originally constructed as a stone house in 1790 and expanded as an antebellum plantation house in the 1840s and 1850s, Chaplin Hill Bed and Breakfast, at 4221 Perryville Road in Danville, is a popular retreat on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. As you approach by the long, tree-lined drive, you’ll be impressed by the stateliness of [...]

Danville: History Lives Here

By |2022-06-06T19:34:32-04:00July 3rd, 2018|

Your day of Central Kentucky history begins on a tranquil Bluegrass morning, after a stay in the simple luxury of one of Danville’s historic bed-and-breakfasts. Perhaps you’ve stayed at Chaplin Hill, a plantation house dating to 1790, and you’re enjoying coffee in their lovely boxwood garden. Or perhaps you’ve rested, like generations before you, at [...]

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