Below is a scaled down version of the new map created to promote Henry County Events and business, and a guide to shopping and restaurants open on weekends through the duration of the Renaissance Festival.  This map is provide by the Women in Business Committee of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, map art by folk artist Emmy Houweling.

There is a full size version of THE MAP in PDF format (you need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it.)
REVERSE SIDE of the map is also available as a PDF, and is packed with information.

Click on numbered images surrounding map to jump to that information.
Tour Henry County

1. The Henry County Courthouse in New Castle was built in 1877 and contains the original and recently renovated 1877 6. Howard Tower Clock. A visitor can watch it strike on the hour and see all the inner workings. Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm. and during the Renaissance festival Sat., 9am-4pm. and Sun. 1 -4pm. 30 North Mom Street, New Castle

5. For the little town of Bethlehem, Christmas is a special time. Churches in the town sponsor a Living Nativity nightly from Dec, 22 -25 that re-enacts the night of Christ's birth. Live animals complete the scene in the stable. The town's post office offers a seasonal postmark for your Christmas cards so they can be delivered to your friends and family bearing the stamp of Bethlehem. The Nativity and post office are located on Highway 22 in Bethlehem. Bethlehem Post Office, 502-845-0207

2. The Highland Renaissance Festival is Henry County's neatest attraction. Located on Highway 22 East just outside of downtown Eminence, it will take you back to 1300. Jousting, plays and vendors of every type will transport the visitor to another time when knights rode white horses and rescued damsels in distress. Saturdays and Sundays. !0am-7pm from June 3 to July 9. 2006. 6. Lake Jericho, located conveniently near exit 28 off 1-71, is one of Henry County's best-kept secrets. The recreational camping area and 137-acre lake features fishing, camping, shelters, outdoor picnic areas and more. A small fee is charged for admission, boat rental (if needed), RV and tent camping. 1317 Lake Recess Road • 502-743-5205
3. Visit Smith-Berry Winery & Amyx Art Gallery, located on Highway 202 just outside of New Castle, for good wine, beautiful scenery and friendly vintners. Check the website for dates of the Winery's summer concert and dinner series. Tues.-Sat., l0am-6pm, 855 Drennon Road • 502-845-7091

7. The Henry County Historical Society makes its home in the historic Caplinger House (ca 1863) in New Castle. The home has been remodeled to house genealogical materials, county records and other museum items with local significance. Open daily. 10am-noon. • 215 South Main Street • 502-845-7290

4. Our Best Restaurant on Highway 1861 in tiny Smithfield is open for breakfast and lunch Sat., 8am-9pm and Sun., 8am-8pm (breakfast until !0:30am) Located in the warehouse if the Old Smithfield Flour Mill, visitors can dine on many delicious menu items like soup beans and fried cornbread, pork chops, fried chicken and even fried green tomatoes. Save room for their mile-high meringue pies and homemade fruit cobblers. 5728 Smithfield Road • 502-845-7682

9. The frame of an historic Low Dutch Meetinghouse was recently discovered near Pleasureville, moved to a nearby farm and restored as Sweet Home Spun. Crafts of all types can be found here as well as the interesting architecture. Watch the owner spin wool from her own sheep to knit beautiful items. Sat. & Sun,. 10am-6pm. • 6805 Castle Highway • 502-878-4814  

New Castle



Come back for one of our annual festivals:

 Celebration Kids,
last Sat. in April

 Eminence Day
first Saturday in August

 New Castle Spring Fling,
second weekend in June

 Henry Co. Fair,
Fourth of July week

 Henry Co, Chamber Car Show,
last Saturday in August

 Henry Co, Arts & Crafts Guild Show,
last Saturday in September

 Drennon Springs Storytelling Festival,
second weekend in October

 Extension Office Holiday Bazaar, second Saturday in November

 All cities have a Christmas Light- Up,
call the Chamber of Commerce at
502 845-0806 for more information



Other Recreation

 Henry County Country Club & 18-Hole Golf Course, 2200 Campbellsburg Road. New Castle, 502-845-2375

Disk Golf @ Harry Hill Park



Thanks for visiting our county. Come back anytime!


Cook's True Value Hardware & Pharmacy • 42 Penn Ave. • 502-845-4216 • Sat, 8am-6pm, Sun. 12-4pm
Treasures Flea Market • 5245 S. Main St. • 502-845-2287 • Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm
Chat-N-Nibble • 28 S. Penn Ave. • 502-845-9109 • Sat. 6am-3pm. Sun. 11am-2pm
Snappy Pizza • 502 845-4455
Dairy Queen • 109 Elm St. • 502-845-4841 • Sat. 6am-midnight, Sun. 7am-11pm
Hometown Pizza • 210 East Broadway • 502-845-5006 • Sat, 11am-11:30pm. Sun, 11am-10:30pm
KFC/Taco Bell • 321 W. Broadway • 502-845-5573 • Sat. 10:30am-9:30pm, Sun, 10:30am-9pm
Subway • 5336 S. Main St. • 502-845-6009 • Sat. 9am-10pm. Sun. 9am-8pm

Campbellsburg/Port Royal/Lacie

Choctaw Jim's 10564 Campbellsburg Rd. • 502-532-9975 • Sat. 10am-8pm. Sun, 12-6pm
Cook's True Value Hardware & Pharmacy • 8154 Main St. • 502-532-7388 • Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 12-3pm
Primitive Blessings by Twigs & Sprigs • 4773 Port Royal Rd. • 502-947-7746 • Sat. 12-5pm
Hawkins Farm & Food • 8201 Port Royal Rd. • 502-947-5160 • Sat. 7:30am-5pm
Snappy Pizza • 502 532-7300
Subway • 10409 Campbellsburg Rd. • 502-532-0330 • Sat, 7am-10pm, Sun. 7am-8pm


Country Collectibles • 398 Brownsboro Rd. • 502-743-9727 • Sat. 5:30am-9pm, Sun. 10am-8pm
Heart & Home Accents & Gifts • 11 Lake Jericho Rd. • 502-743-5000 • Sat. 10am-6pm
The Sack Room • 5727 Smithfield Rd. • 502-845-1164 • Sat. 11am-9pm. Sun. 1lam-8pm
Work & Western Outfitters • 554 Pendleton Rd. • 502-743-9400 • Sat, 9am-6pm
McDonald's • 489 Pendleton Rd. • 502-743-9911 • Open 24 hours
Subway • 205 Pendleton Rd. • 502-743-5525 • Open 24 hours
Taylor's Dairy Barn • 77 Pendleton Rd. • 502-743-5494 • Sat. & Sun. 9am-10pm


Landmark Candles & Gifts • 10197 Bethlehem Rd. • 502-845-5015 • Please call for hours
Pleasureville Florist & Antiques • 5441 Castle Highway • 502 878-2691 • Sat. 8am-noon
Pleasureville Depot Inn • 1201 Main St. • 502-878-9999 • Wed.-Mon. 10am-9pm
Marsh Corner Store & Deli • 3855 Bethlehem Rd. • 502-845-5058 • Sat. 9am-6pm
Pleasureville Pool Hall • 1148 Main St. • 502-878-9941 • Sat. 9am-5pm


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