Wayne County Kentucky Historical Society
Among the many attractions around Lake Cumberland is the small town of Monticello, home of the Elizabeth Furr Duncan Library (a genealogy library) and the William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Museum.
With its rich history, Wayne County supports the largest overshot water wheel mill in the world still in operation, various military monuments, and cemeteries dating back to 1774.
The Wayne County Historical Society is a non-profit organization
dedicated to preserving the history of Wayne County, Kentucky.
As such, the society operates the
Elizabeth Furr Duncan Library, holding many genealogy records, and the William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Museum,
housing artifacts from Wayne County's past.