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, Fast Draw, 3-D Archery, a Silent Auction and this year, the return of the High Roller Monster Truck. 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 the Fast Draw and 3D-Archery events. Want a slower paced event check out the Checkers Tournament or enjoy the opening night performance of the Owensboro Folk Trio. Saturday offers a tour on the Trolley so hop on board. Enjoy our fantastic food, games and family fun.

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
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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 2016 and 2017 community partners

this year we have three monster trucks

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See you on September 15th

10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hop on Board

Tour Main Street

Be first to get your 2018 t-shirts

last year's shirts

new photos coming

two hat styles $6

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new shirts tba

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fordsville days photos - past and present