Captivated by stories of opera singer Jenny Lind, the French general Marquis de Lafayette and other notable visitors, Mark Guth and his late wife were drawn to the old Canton Hotel.

“It’s been here for over 200 years,” Guth observed. “Several famous people have either stayed here or visited here during that time.

Reach Tonya S. Grace at 270-887-3240 or tgrace@kentuckynewera.com.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.