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Travel: Paducah, Kentucky, a river town with rich past

PADUCAH, Kentucky — Founded near the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio rivers, this western Kentucky town has always looked to the rivers for commerce, transportation and culture.Paducah has been a destination for travelers in these parts since before the town’s founding in 1827 by William Clark. Clark, along with Meriwether Lewis and their Corps of Discovery, were floating down the Ohio River when they stopped to camp in the area in 1803 on their way to St. Louis and their epic journey […]
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