What Happened to Jonesville?

(270) 745-2592
1444 Kentucky Street | Bowling Green, KY 42101
Location: Kentucky Museum
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June 1 - December 15, 2023

Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Location: 1444 Kentucky Street, Kentucky Museum, KY

Phone: (270) 745-2592

What Happened to Jonesville?
Jonesville was a vibrant African American community in Bowling Green from around 1881 to the 1960s. Although the buildings are gone and many of the people who lived there have passed on, their stories live on through former residents and their descendants. This exhibit explores and sheds light on their stories. Sponsored by the African American Heritage Council/Kentucky Heritage Council, WKU Department of History, WKU African American Studies Program, and WKU Potter College of Arts & Letters Quick Turn-Around Grants.

The Museum is open to the public  Wednesday through Saturday 9AM-4PM*. In accordance with WKU policy, masks are optional. For more information, please visit WKU Healthy on the Hill.

Individual visitors are welcome for self-guided visits on Wednesday through Saturday. ALL GROUPS must complete online reservation requests forms. 

What Happened to Jonesville?