Maysville is a great city and the county seat of Mason County, Kentucky, United States of America. This is the fifth largest city in the state and has a population of approximately 9000 residents living on an area of 8 square miles. Maysville is located in the Bluegrass Region, on the Ohio River and was settled by Simon Kenton and Daniel Boone. In the early years, the locals' main activities were the crops of hemp and tobacco. If you have the chance to visit Maysville, do not miss it. This is a great opportunity to visit a wonderful city and to learn more about the history of the country.
Top Attractions within Maysville
Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge was built in 1931 over the Ohio Rive to connect Maysville and Aberdeen, Ohio. Is has a length of 1.991 feet and was designed by Modjeski and Masters. The bridge was opened to use on November 25, 1931 and was rehabilitated in 2003 and 2004.
William H. Harsha Bridge is a cable bridge between Maysville and Aberdeen, Ohio. It carries U.S. Route 62 and U.S. Route 68. The construction began in 1997 and finished in 2001. This bridge has a length of 2.100 feet.
Russell Theater is located on the Third Street of Maysville and was the location of the world premiere of a film called The Stars Are Singing, produced by Rosemary Clooney. Before every movie, a large rainbow lights up the whole theater. Restoration of the building was done in 2008 to revive the interest of locals and tourists for this beautiful attraction.
Maysville Murals is another of the city's attractions. In 1998, in the summer, Robert Dafford and his team painted several murals depicting the history of Maysville on the flood walls of the city. Since then, more than 10 were completed through Maysville.