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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Enjoy a picturesque location, plenty of housing and food service. It is an ideal location for a conference or retreat.
Shaker Village of
Pleasant Hill is America’s largest restored Shaker village.
Learn about the Shaker lessons of sustainability, ingenuity and community. The
Paducah's oldest residential neighborhood, listed on the National Register for Historic Places, is home to relocated artists from around the globe who have moved here as a res...
Visit Paducah's thriving riverfront and take a self-guided tour of Portraits from Paducah's Past depicting Paducah's rich history in more than 50 life-sized panoramic murals b...
Covers the Historic sites and structures of Pikeville.
Beautiful walking path along the Ohio River.
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...
In the heart of downtown Harrodsburg lies a National Register Historic District with a streetscape reminiscent of an earlier time. Most of the preserved buildings within this ...
The Historic District includes houses churches and covered bridges.
Georgetown College strives for excellence in a well-rounded environment for all students. Tiger athletics puts a premium on the overall experience, celebrating the true studen...
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