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So Cool !!!

This is little town is so historic and beautiful. The are multiple original buildings and so fun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lia B
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Hazard, Kentucky
old town

The old town along and just off Main Street is an excellent historic district with old buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
verdun2
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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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The area along First, Second and Third Streets is home to many of the town's restored pre-Civil War houses.
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Madison, IN
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is little town is so historic and beautiful. The are multiple original buildings and so fun to view. Well worth at least a couple of drives up and down main strain, but take some time to get out and walk and go in some...More

Thank Lia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town along and just off Main Street is an excellent historic district with old buildings, interesting shops, and places to visit.

Thank verdun2
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many beautiful old homes and buildings. Madison has the biggest historic district in the state. Love the architecture.

Thank indyfam20032016
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The town is always very clean, with a lot of flowers around. The people are all very friendly.So many shops to look at it takes all day.

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My wife and I visited this bookstore, and bought a book, on August 12, 2018. The young man behind the counter, Sean, I think, was cool. But the star was his puppy, Huckleberry. There's also a cute cat that lives there.

1  Thank Road802753
Reviewed 21 August 2018

As a resident of the greater Louisville (KY) area, historic waterfront Madison is an easy drive -- an hour from home -- and always an enjoyable way to while away a Saturday, browsing and touring and strolling. Good selection of historic district eateries with variety...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Enjoyed this town for its pre-Civil War architecture. I was surprised there were not more restaurants in the Historic District. We had a hard time looking for places to eat. Not many restaurants Downtown and they close early. The ice-cream shops stay open later. A...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice river town with a downtown that has been preserved pretty well unlike many others that have been gentrified to death.

Thank mikeyd1951
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Great shops and restaurants and really good people watching. It's like going back in time as it is exactly like most small towns use to be like.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Perhaps it is historic, but the buildings weren't anything to awe at, the surrounding neighborhood is like feral housing, and it just didn't have the charm that I thought it would. We like to take road trips from Chicago to small towns and had this...More

Thank Melissa Z
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Merle M
19 August 2018|
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Response from Charlotte272 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not sure. We were downtown on Monday, of Memorial Weekend. Shops were open then. Maybe if you google the stores.
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tashatora
26 September 2016|
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
You just missed it. It is the last weekend of September/Sat &Sun.
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Cpavey12
4 May 2016|
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Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you can tour courthouse or not. We never asked. I took pictures of exterior. We were too busy enjoying other attractions.
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