Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
128 Broadway Street
Paducah, KY 42001
The Battle of Paducah was fought on March 25, 1864, during the American Civil War. A Confederate force led by Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest launched a successful raid on Paducah, Kentucky, to capture supplies. Paducah has 4.6 miles of Greenway Trail linking downtown to County Park Road running through Bob Noble Park and Stuart Nelson Park and adjacent to the Ohio River Boat Launch. The U.S. Grant Trail showcases the life of America's eighteenth president. It runs through Paducah, citing Nathan Bedford Forrest's Headquarters, the Tilghman House and Civil War Museum, the William Clark Market House Museum, Grant's Landing Site and Fort Anderson Park as stops along the trail.