Our History

Since 1990 the Fordsville Historical Society & Museum Inc. has played host to one of Ohio County’s largest events. Fordsville Days has grown into more than just a fundraiser for L & N Depot Museum  it has become a community tradition! Featuring; Carnival Rides, Beauty Pageants, Free Musical Entertainment, Vendor Booths, Car, Motorcycle, and Tractor Shows, Fast Draw, 3-D Archery, a Checker's Tournament and the return of the High Roller Monster Truck. To learn more about Fordsville,  our museum and more pick a button.

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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.

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 community partners - 2017 Partners TBA

the High Roller Monster Truck

returns to fordsville

After thirty-one years the High Roller Monster Truck will return to Fordsville for this year's 28th Annual Fordsville Days Fundraiser Festival. High Roller was built in 1985 by the late David Mattingly of Fordsville. The design was heavily influenced by Bigfoot 1, the Original Monster Truck. Click on the link below for more details:

Click here for the full story

Everyone enjoyed the free rides

We Love Owensboro Transit

Thank you Owensboro Trolley

Hope to see you in 2017

Our 2017 T-shirts will be arriving soon (2016 below)

thank you

Commonwealth Community BAnk

thank you

sales volunteers

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bob & tina

god bless our volunteers!  thank you!

see sample of 2016 schedule - 2017 tba
fordsville days photos - past and present
See sample of 2016 schedule - 2017 coming soon