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A series of panoramas painted on the flood walls along the Ohio River depicting life on the river... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philobedoe
Great exercise on a chilly January day!

Walked the length of the Walls, stopping to read the commentary and snap a photo now and then. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane S
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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Murals painted on floodwalls depicting the history of the Paducah area.
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Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A series of panoramas painted on the flood walls along the Ohio River depicting life on the river in the 19th century.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philobedoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked the length of the Walls, stopping to read the commentary and snap a photo now and then. It was a crisp morning, and this was the perfect way to spend some time outside. We also had a photo op at "Welcome to the Port...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Paducah to see a show at the incredible Carson Center and took some time to review the awesome murals on the flood walls here. First, it's a great way to add color and life to what could be a dreary flood wall,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Raymo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing to think that the water can rise this high! Many other attractions in the area that are all walkable, such as the National Quilt Museum and the Paducah Distillery.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SandyRN53
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This provides a look into the past. It's entertaining and people can take the kids and look back. In some of the pictures you can look at buildings behind you and see they are still standing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gayron F
Reviewed December 11, 2018

These murals are detailed and interesting and best experienced on foot. They depict local history and culture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kellylogos
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Murals were viewed from the car this day. We drove through the wall to see the rivers. The murals tell the story of Paducah. I am sure on a pretty day this riverfront may be busy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sjsk
Reviewed December 10, 2018

the walls tell the history of how our city came about and what has happened over the years to the town of paducah.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We loved learning about the history of Paducah through the beauty of the floodwalls. We learned things about Paducah that we would not have otherwise known and the artwork on the murals is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueB645
Reviewed November 29, 2018

It was nice to walk along the river and see a visual history of Paducah. It's nice to see a good use of what could be industrial looking walls protecting the city from potential flooding from the river. Definitely makes the waterfront a nicer looking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim B
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BigRed200
April 12, 2016|
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Response from dbmmock | Reviewed this property |
It is perhaps 2-3 blocks and is easily walkable.
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Bluebonnet2009
May 26, 2015|
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There is parking there.
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