By the end of the 19th century, the town of Hanson, Kentucky had become a pretty popular railroad stop for both tourists and traders. Today, the town’s historic downtown has become is popular a gathering place for all sorts of people interested in and passionate about antiques and art.
Hanson’s annual Village Arts Festival offers many things for everyone. Numerous crafters and artists from all over the tri-state will be displaying and selling their artwork and visitors can learn all about interesting crafts at many hands-on workshops. There’ll be live music at the downtown gazebo all day long and kids can enjoy special craft classes. Today, the festival is named Spring Art, Craft, & Flea Market of Hanson, KY.
This website highlights Hanson’s history and how it’s historic downtown area was restored through the efforts of one remarkable woman, Teresa Anthony who grew up in Hanson. Additionally, there are interesting posts about other small historically interesting towns across America.