Official Schedule

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thursday, September 21 3:00–5:00pm • Welcome and Arrivals Registrations and a McDowell Welcome to Danville, KY! Holiday Inn Express, Danville, KY 5:30–7:30pm • Opening Ceremony Ticketed Event Opening Ceremony and Dinner Warrenwood Manor, built in 1856 and one of only three Gothic Villas in the Danville area, … Continue reading Official Schedule

NEW! Original 1792 Kentucky Constitution to Return to Danville and Constitution Square!

Through the tireless efforts of Judge/Executive Harold McKinney of the Boyle County Fiscal Court, Chairperson Jacob Pankey of the Boyle Landmark Trust and countless others; the original 1792 Kentucky Constitution and Constitutional Convention Minutes will return to Danville and Constitution Square on Friday morning, September 22nd. A private viewing will be held for McDowell descendants … Continue reading NEW! Original 1792 Kentucky Constitution to Return to Danville and Constitution Square!

Designated Lodging

We have secured a special, discounted rate with the Holiday Inn Express in Danville for $89.00 per night.  You will need to call the Holiday Inn Express directly to access this discounted rate. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Danville 200 Shannon Way Danville, Kentucky 40422 United States 1 859 209-2928   Secure your discounted rate by telling … Continue reading Designated Lodging


Washington Review and Examiner (Pa.) Nov. 5, 1817; "Another Revolutionary Patriot gone. Died near Danville (Ken.) on the 25th Sept. last, Col. Samuel McDowell, in the 85th year of his age. He was distinguished as a most active whig during the revolutionary war--was one of the first settlers of Kentucky--a member of the convention which … Continue reading Obituary

Mary McClung McDowell

Mary "Mollie" (McClung) McDowell, b 28 May 1734, Colerain, Antrim, Northern Ireland,    d 28 Oct 1827, Mercer Co., KY, buried: Bellevue Cemetery, Danville, Boyle, KY On the 17th of January, 1754, at the age of eighteen, Judge Samuel McDowell married Mary McClung. She was a native of Ireland — hut, like himself, of Scotch … Continue reading Mary McClung McDowell