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About HopkinsvilleAgriculture and manufacturing are central to the economy of Hopkinsville. Manufacturing includes the production of automobile and truck frames, cutting tool machines, precision springs, magnetic wire, lighting fixtures and bowling balls.

Hopkinsville Community College has gained notice in academic literary circles as the home of Round Table Park. This campus feature includes a replica of a fifth-century Athenian amphitheater; a statue of Melpomene, the classical Muse of tragedy; and a full-size marble replica of the table in Winchester, England, that is alleged to be the Round Table of King Arthur.

The route of the Trail of Tears, the forced relocation of 13,000 Cherokee Indians from their tribal lands westward to a reservation in Oklahoma during the winter of 1838-39, is remembered at Trail of Tears Commemorative Park , at US 41 and Skyline Drive. Part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, the park is on a campsite used by the Native Americans during the 1,200-mile march. The graves of two Cherokee chiefs who died on the trail and a heritage center with interpretive exhibits can be seen.

Visitor Centers Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention & Visitors Bureau 1730 E. 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240. Phone:(270)887-2300 or (800)842-9959

Self-guiding ToursA walking tour of the downtown area reflects the community's historical and architectural character. There also is a cellphone tour of the Edgar Cayce buildings and an African-American driving tour. Brochures are available at the Pennyroyal Area Museum and the convention and visitors bureau.

Things to Do Pennyroyal Area Museum

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Hopkinsville, KY

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4101 Ft Campbell Blvd. Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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210 Richard Mills Dr. Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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