This 1800s Old West Town In Kentucky Will Be Your New Favorite Destination

Kentucky’s small towns often have traditions that bond the community and create lasting memories for generations of local families. Sometimes these traditions last forever; sometimes they fade away. In the town of Mayfield in western Kentucky, a Christmas tradition that took place in the 1960s was missed by those around today, so they decided they wanted it to bring it back to life. The community rallied together and built Cartwright Grove, and this 1800s Old West town in Kentucky may just be your new favorite destination.

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Cartwright Grove is becoming a gathering place for the Mayfield community, as well as anyone else who wants to join in the nostalgic fun and take a step back in time. Are you from this area and do you have fond memories of the Cartwright Farm? Are you excited about the town’s new venture? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

Cartwright Grove is located at the Graves County Fairground at 1004 KY-121, Mayfield, KY 42066. For more information, visit their website here and follow along on Facebook here.

And for another old west town that was recently brought back to life in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.