Explore Kentucky coal mining history, frontier life and more
The many historical places in Kentucky reflect the diverse heritage that the state proudly represents. Visit Hodgenville and walk the hallowed grounds of the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln
. At Harrodsburg and Boonesborough, watch history come alive as costumed interpreters portray life on the rugged frontier in pre-Revolutionary War forts. Kentucky’s development was shaped by its many waterways, and visiting Ohio River towns from Paducah to Maysville and Ashland will impart a glimpse into how the river brought life to the young commercial center. Learn about Kentucky coal mining history and see how coal has played such an important role in Kentucky’s industrial and cultural heritage by visiting mining company towns like Benham and Lynch in the Appalachian Mountains.
Visit the hundreds of historical places in Kentucky and brush up on Kentucky coal mining history, its famous citizens and its development through the years. Start planning a historic Kentucky
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Horse Cave, KY
Horse Cave, (population 2,250) is located on the southern edge of Hart County. The town is centered on a cave from which it derived its name and water supply. It was an ...
The Louisville Quest! is part race, part scavenger hunt and part historical, sight-seeing tour. Teams of 2 – 5 will compete against each other to answer challenge questi...
Shaker Village of
Pleasant Hill is America’s largest restored Shaker village.
Learn about the Shaker lessons of sustainability, ingenuity and community. The
Bowling Green, KY
The ShakeRag Historic District in the downtown area is recognized for its significance to African-American history. Located along the north end of State Street, it was placed ...
Step back in time at Troutt Old Time General Store and Market. We offer a wide variety of old fashioned sodas, candies, jams, jellies, fresh baked goodies and lunch items. We ...
Winchester, the seat of Clark County in central Kentucky since the county was created in 1792, is located at the intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 627, south of I-64. The town wa...
in a carefully restored 150 year old building, we are proud to offer
the work of over 650 of Kentucky’s best artisans. We buy directly from
small family busin...
The tours are self-guided tours and the walking tour books are currently
available at The Blue Grass Trust office on Market Street or at the LCVB . The tour will take about 1...
This tour offers the opportunity to visit several of Owensboro-Daviess County's remaining gmes. Especially-suited for groups, spouses programs, and special events of all kinds...
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