Danville, Kentucky

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2 Votes - "Friendliest"
1 Votes - "Most Beautiful"

Description

Kentucky’s birthplace, Danville is a city full of firsts. The town has preserved Constitution Square where the state’s constitution was signed and re-built replica buildings from the time that visitors can tour. Stop by the historic Ephraim McDowell House and The Old Jail to step back in time.

Danville’s rich history includes several educational firsts from the first college and law schools in the West to the first state-funded School for the Deaf and first black home school in the county. Today the town’s the home of Centre College, a leading liberal arts school and host to the previous and upcoming vice presidential debates.

The small town is proud of its locally-owned restaurants, micro-breweries and shops. Start your day at The Hub Coffee Shop and end it at Mermaid’s, with stops at staples like Beer Engine, Red Rooster Café, Burke’s Bakery, Bluegrass Pizza and Pub or Pioneer Playhouse throughout your stay.

Visit in May to attend the annual Lawn Chair Film Festival, September for Eat Drink Danville and Oktoberfest, or November for the Kentucky BBQ Festival and Hogs and Logs Team Triathlon. For more of what’s going on in Danville, check out its reviews.

I've lived and worked in the Danville and surrounding area all my life. It's a great place to raise a family, and has been a great place to live. I really don't see myself anywhere else. And as a photographer, it really is a gem of small town America and is very beautiful to photograph. Enjoy some of the photos I have added to the slides above including Constitution square, Main St, Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts, and several others. I'm proud to say I'm from Danville/Perryville!!!
Reviewed by photomark85
on July 16, 2012
Most Beautiful Small Town
Reviewed by Ceresa.Clarke@gmail.com
on June 4, 2012
Danville is a great place to walk. The interesting streets, the parks, the labyrinth...
Reviewed by holdmethirllme
on June 4, 2012
Danville is a very up and coming community. I love all the new additions to the downtown area.
Reviewed by ivagautier
on June 4, 2012
A visit to the past a nice calm town.
Reviewed by photorose
on June 4, 2012
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