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Munfordville Woman's Club
The Munfordville Woman's Club was organized in 1908 as a way to bring together the women of Hart County to support common projects and to contribute to the community in works of education, economics, culture, civics and charity.

The Club owns and maintains the Old Munford Inn. The inn built in the early 1800's is located on what was originally a buffalo trail, now known as Washington Street. The stagecoach stop was tended by Thomas Bolin Muford and was the social gathering place. The inn was one of the most famous inns in the "area" drawing many notable visitors including, Andrew Jackson, who is believed to have stayed there on his way to be inaugurated as the seventh president in 1829.

Around 125 years later the Inn was in a dilapidated state and its owner was going to tear it down. In October 1953 the Woman's Club paid $3,000.00 for the inn and took on the backbreaking restoration job. Plasterboard covered the logs, and when that was torn off, there was coat after coat of whitewash. Countless hours were spent scrubbing the walls and hand-hewn ceiling beams with water and vinegar to restore to their natural state. Other volunteers in the community assisted with the exterior work - replacing rotted logs, re-chinking, installing water, etc. In just five months, the inn was ready to open. In the past 50 years the Woman's Club has spent several thousand dollars to improve and maintain the inn. It is usually open for special events, and a country ham dinner is usually held there during Civil War Days.

The Munfordville Woman's Club meets monthly from September through May. The programs vary from month to month but always consist of an interesting topic. The club is organized into several committees' including one called "Community Affairs". These members help to take care of decorating the courthouse lawn, and keep it looking beautiful throughout the seasons.

Other projects include: donations to the Caverna After Prom, Hart County After Prom, Clothes for Kids, Horse Cave Theatre, Hart County 4-H Banquet, Hart County Chamber, Hart County Library, Hart County Raider Band, Relay for Life, Angel Tree, a $500.00 scholarship, American Heart Association, Kentucky Humanities Council and the Ronald McDonald house. The club also furnishes breakfast for Academic teams when they meet at Hart County High School.

For more information, contact: Margaret Wilson at (270) 531-3033.