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Whitehaven Welcome Center introduces visitors to the history, culture, and commerce of Paducah. The welcome center is located in a restored Southern mansion that dates back the the Civil War and features period furnishings and artifacts of its former resident, Vice President Alben Barkley.


  • A restored traditional style Southern Antebellum mansion, Whitehaven now provides respite for travelers along the highway. It remains the only historic home that also serves as an interstate Welcome Center.