The building used to be a 32-room hotel which housed traveling salesmen that sold goods to local merchants. Hence, it was known as the Merchant’s Hotel.
Merchant Tower is the cornerstone of Downtown Campbellsville. Because of it’s location and stature on Main Street, it also known as the gateway to Main Street.
Although Merchant Tower is it’s own historic landmark, it’s also within a historic district called the Campbellsville Commercial Historic District.
Read more about the merchants of Downtown Campbellsville.