John James Audubon

Arts
12:57 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Audubon State Resort Park Museum Has Over 1,400 Original Artifacts

John James Audubon Museum Tower
Credit parks.ky.gov

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the John James Audubon State Resort Park in Henderson offers amenities for day trips and camping excursions. With scenic hiking trails, bird-watching spots, a Nature Center and more, the park was named one of the nation's top 100 Family Campgrounds in 2008 by ReserveAmerica. Distinctive buildings and a historical museum display and interpret the life of the American ornithologist, naturalist and painter, John James Audubon. Assistant Museum Curator Tom Jakes stopped by Sounds Good this week to tell us more about the museum's treasures. 

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Environment
1:13 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

John James Audubon State Park Celebrates 75 Years

Kids in the John James Audubon Discovery Center
Credit parks.ky.gov

Henderson, Kentucky’s John James Audubon State Park celebrates a milestone this year. Park Volunteer Tom Jake spoke with Kate Lochte about the exhibits he’s working on for the fabulous museum there, which displays the renowned artworks and personal memorabilia of the Park’s namesake. 

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