Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Hi!

Only 30 days until the exhibition; “Line, Light and Color of richard davidson forney”. I hope you plan to attend. The opening reception will take place at the Cox Gallery, 2 E 3rd St. Maysville, KY 41056 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Enjoy a refreshing drink and hors-d’oeuvre as you wander the exhibit. It’s sure to be a memorable evening.

If you’re traveling in from out of town, there are several overnight options;

  • Hampton Inn Maysville, located at 503 Market Place Drive, Maysville, KY 41056 and only minutes from the Cox Gallery. To take advantage of discounted rates contact Kim or Ric ASAP. As of today, discounts are still available Fri-Sat for only $49 plus tax. (You must contact Kim or Ric to take advantage of Family and Friends discount.)

  • Free Camping at Poker Flats. 3661 US-52, Felicity, OH 45120. 35 minutes from Maysville. This is where the party is at!  Electric, water and sewer hookups available. Bring your camper or a tent. If you don’t have one, no problem, we will make arrangements to be sure you are comfortable.


There’s plenty to see and do in Historic Maysville and surrounding areas.

  • Kentucky Gateway Museum Center - 215 Sutton St, Maysville, KY 41056 - kygmc.org - Regional history museum with over 4,000 artifacts, a fine art gallery & genealogy research center.

  • National Underground Railroad Museum - 38 W 4th St, Maysville, KY 41056 - nurm.org - Founded in 1994, this museum houses Underground Railroad exhibits & artifacts in a former safe house.

  • The Old Pogue Bourbon Distillery - 715 Germantown Rd, Maysville, KY 41056 - oldpogue.com - Old Pogue has a history dating back to 1876. In the years following the Civil War, the original Pogue distillery was established very near a site often said to be the location of Kentucky's first bourbon distillery.

  • Baker-Bird Winery - 4465 Augusta Chatham Rd, Augusta, KY 41002 - bakerbirdwinery.com - !n 1797, the first commercial vineyard in the United States was planted in the Kentucky Bluegrass Region. German pioneers constructed this impressive wine cellar and produced some of the finest wines in America by 1856.

  • Historic Washington - Old Main St, Maysville, KY 41056 - washingtonky.com - A village of shops, museums, tours and fine Kentucky dining. This area was originally ‘Kain-tuck-ee canelands” sought by Simon Kenton and protected by Kenton Station as early as 1784. Two years later, the town of Washington was established by the Virginia Legislature, a full six years before KY became a state.


Kim Forney                                               Ric Forney
coneyslinger07@yahoo.com                       RForneyJr@gmail.com
(513) 252-4439                                         (513) 500-4965











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