Established in 1873 Grace Episcopal Church is one of the earliest places of worship to serve Paducah. The majestic church building was constructed in the Gothic Revival style and features striking details in the well-maintained interiors. The congregation actively engages with the community through its various ministries as well as youth programs and events.
Offering breathtaking views of the Ohio river that separates the states of Illinois and Kentucky, the Riverfront at Paducah is a peaceful destination that takes you to a world of tranquilty. Usually frequented by tourists and locals to enjoy its scenic environs, the Riverfront at Paducah serves as a halting destination for several steamboats and charters that come to its banks. The Riverfront also plays host to various music festivals, concerts and cultural events that take place in the region.
The towering Lloyd Tilghman Memorial is a distinguished historic statue, centrally-located in the Lang Park in Paducah, Kentucky. It comprises of three parts, the statue, a two-tiered base and a pedestal, and measures up to roughly 12 feet (3.6 meters) in height. Predominantly made of bronze, it was created by Henry Hudson Kitson, who was an English immigrant and a resident of Boston. The prominent historic monument was built as a tribute to Lloyd Tilghman, for his service in the Confederate Army. The two bases beneath the statue are perfect squares subsequently spanning 17 feet (five meters) and 25 feet (7.6 meters). The entry to this honorary memorial is free of any costs and is accessible through the daylight hours.