Our History

Since 1990 the Fordsville Historical Society & Museum Inc. has hosted one of Ohio County’s largest events. Fordsville Days has grown into more than just a fundraiser for the L & N Depot Museum, it's become a community tradition! Fordsville Days offers events for all ages; Carnival Rides, Beauty Pageants, Live Music, Vendor Booths, Car, Motorcycle, and Tractor Shows, a Silent Auction and this year three monster trucks. To learn more about Fordsville,  our museum and the Hwy 54 Yard Sale click on the appropriate button..


hwy 54 yard sale

Fordsville Days serves as a homecoming with the fun of a county fair.  Paired with the addition of the Highway 54 Yard Sale that stretches from Owensboro, KY to Leitchfield, KY - Fordsville Days makes the perfect midway stop along the 50-plus miles of sales on Highway 54.  This year stop by and check out BIGFOOT1, High Roller II and One Bad Hombre. Three Monster Trucks and a Car Crush on Saturday. Saturday also offers a tour on the Trolley so hop on board. Enjoy our fantastic food, games and family fun. Fantastic live music with a special performance by Rayla Ray.

hwy 54 yard sale

historical society

Members of the Fordsville Historical Society and Museum Inc. are dedicated to preserving yesterday’s memories for tomorrow’s citizens. Chartered in 1990 the Society is dedicated to maintaining the Fordsville L & N Depot Museum and to showcase everything that makes Fordsville, Kentucky so special. The Historical Society began restoration of the L & N Depot in 1991 and it was established as a museum in 1992.  All operation costs are funded by Fordsville Days.  Would you like to tour the Depot. Take a brief on-line tour by clicking the link below. Museum hours are also listed on the Depot website.

Historical Society

Community partners

Fordsville Days would not be possible without the generous support of our Community Partners.  

We Thank YOU for your dollars, your services and continued support.

Your contributions keep the L & N Railroad Depot Museum open with Free Admission

and provide much needed business for our Fordsville Merchants

The Fordsville Historical Society and Museum is a 501 (c) (3) and has been in operation since 1992.

Click here to see our 2017/2018 partners- be a 2019 partner

thank you to our 2018 monster trucks

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2019 t-shirts will be coming soon

below are samples from 2018

bright pink

2019 tba

red and royal blue

new designs too

heather (back)

be a sponsor

hats $10

we still have hats
fordsville days photos - past and present