The name Kentucky comes from a word from the Iroquoian tribe. It is translated as “Land Of Tomorrow”.
People that reside in Kentucky are commonly referred to as “Kentuckians”.
Kentucky is the birthplace of several famous individuals including Muhammad Ali, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Ashley Judd, Abraham Lincoln, Loretta Lynn, and Diane Sawyer.
The Boy Scouts of America Scouting Museum is located in Murray, Kentucky. It is visited by scout troops from all over the world.
The state hosts the world famous Kentucky Derby every year on the first Saturday of May. This is the oldest horse race in the United States.
The original state tree of Kentucky was the coffee tree. However in 1976 this was changed to the tulip tree.
The second oldest natural attraction in the United States is Mammoth Cave which is located in Kentucky. It is also the longest cave in the United States.
Colonel Sanders the founder of “Kentucky Fried Chicken” started his first restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky.
The “covered bridge” capital of the world is located in Fleming County within this state.
Two sisters born in Louisville in 1893 wrote one of the most famous and most sung songs in the United States and around the world. This song is “Happy Birthday”.
Is a US city in the state of Kentucky.
is the largest city in Kentucky, and the county seat of Jefferson County.
is an American professional golfer who currently plays on both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour, for which he became eligible following his 50th birthday.
Is a state located in the Midwestern part of the United States.
Is a big time Hollywood actor and is considered one of the most handsome men in the world.
Is America’s second largest state and is located in the south central region of the United States.
Is a state located in southern US near the Appalachian part of the United States.
Is a state located in the northwestern part of the United States
was a United States soldier and statesman, and was the President of the Confederate States of America during the entire Civil War which was fought from 1861 to 1865
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Is the 37th largest state and is located in the eastern part of south central US
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