From the untold to the unforgettable...
Intrigue & Inspire
Stories uncovered. Legends preserved. Heroes made. Kentucky's diverse heritage celebrates them all. Come hear the stories of an African-American 17-year-old who mapped large parts of Mammoth Cave in the 19th century. Of a 5’6” jockey who won big at the Kentucky Derby. Of a young Muhammad Ali, who turned a fight for his bike into a fire that fueled a boxing legend. Explore the lives of these trailblazers and more on a journey through the Bluegrass State. Much more than a history lesson, this is a true connection to the spirit of Kentucky.
History...In Their Own Words
Kentucky is full of stories of African Americans who were explorers and pioneers. And stories of the modern-day pioneers who are preserving their legacies. Watch these trailblazers share their stories, in their own words.
Itineraries & Attractions
Take a remarkable journey to explore Kentucky sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, tracing historic paths and walking in the footsteps of giants.