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Floodwall Murals

Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
+1 800-723-8224
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Historic murals

Murals depict life and history of a river town in good times and bad, free parking and restrooms... read more

Reviewed yesterday
betty h
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50 educational murals

A great way to learn the history of Paducah, told in both pictures and plaques. Enjoy walking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pittsburgh, pa
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Murals painted on floodwalls depicting the history of the Paducah area.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (153 reviews)
“local history” (23 reviews)
Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY
+1 800-723-8224
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Murals depict life and history of a river town in good times and bad, free parking and restrooms located in parking lot, restraunts, shopping, antique stores easy walking distance from parking area, safe and secure, fun trip

Thank betty h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great way to learn the history of Paducah, told in both pictures and plaques. Enjoy walking along the river walk and then reading the history of the area.

Thank triciae
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk along the flood wall. Filled with historical plaques along the way. River views too. Worth the time we spent. Glad a friend suggested it. Downtown area has some nice restaurants too.

1  Thank wendy g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the Fried Green Tomato BLT. Very good! The grape salad was cold and crisp. Easy to find, fun atmosphere.

2  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fairly good artwork on this floodwall and each panel depicts some of the history of the area. Worth the walk

1  Thank aluckart
Reviewed 4 days ago

These lovely murals tell a wonderful story of the area. There is an informative plaque at each mural to explain what you are looking at. The attention to detail is remarkable.

1  Thank jseash
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking tour of murals on the flood wall in the center of Paducah. The murals tell the history of Paducah. Many places to eat or set a while at the foot of Broadway and watch boats go by on the Ohio River.

1  Thank onegoldiecat
Reviewed 1 week ago

WALK OR DRIVE ~ but don't miss the Murals on the Flood walls. The concrete wall in downtown Paducah are 14 feet in height. The flood walls were constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers between August 1939 and July 1949, along the Ohio River....More

2  Thank PhillyTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What beautiful artwork to show the history for the area . Is worth checking out , we were able to talk to someone that happened to be down there that told us about the artist and give us some history about the area .

1  Thank jaredsgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful way to show the history of the city! The murals are all stunning & the walk along the Mississippi River made the experience even nicer. It's also a short walk to several nice restaurants and the Quilt Museum.

1  Thank luvtarheelstate
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13 April 2016|
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Response from dbmmock | Reviewed this property |
It is perhaps 2-3 blocks and is easily walkable.
27 May 2015|
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Response from peonyrose | Reviewed this property |
There is parking there.