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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Hodgenville, Kentucky

Visitors come here to catch a glimpse into the formative years of Abraham Lincoln, the...
Adsmore House And Gardens

Princeton, Kentucky

Visitors are invited to tour the home which reflects the era of top hats and fans,...
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

Lexington, Kentucky

Visiting Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is like taking a step back in time. Allow at...
Athens Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The village is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. In 1775 a fort...
Aviation Museum Of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

This 12,000-square-foot museum, located in a hangar on Lexington's Blue Grass Airport,...
Barlow House Museum

Barlow, Kentucky

On display in the house are many wonderful examples of Mr. Barlow's varied and valued...
Battle Of Richmond Visitor Center

Richmond, Kentucky

In late August 1862, Confederates under Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith defeated a Union army...
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum

Marion, Kentucky

From 1920 until his death in 1980, Ben E. Clement accumulated what has become known as...
Big Bone Lick State Park

Union, Kentucky

During the Pleistocene age, which occurred during the last great Ice Age, enormous herds...
Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Winchester, Kentucky

This three-floor museum in the 1894 Guerrant Clinic building focuses on the history of...
Boone Station State Historic Site

Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the...
Brennan House & Medical Office Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The three story, red brick Italianate-style home is furnished in a Victorian interior,...
Cane Ridge Meeting House

Paris, Kentucky

Prayer, singing, and preaching occur in the Meeting House, a place of worship for many...
Conrad Caldwell House Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The house was built for Theophilus Conrad, a Frenchman who made his fortune in the...
Constitution Square State Historic Site

Danville, Kentucky

Although Constitution Square Historic Site is one of the smallest state parks, it looms...
First African Baptist Church

Lexington, Kentucky

The First African Baptist Church was founded c.1790 to serve the religious needs of...
Fort Boonesborough State Park

Richmond, Kentucky

Fort Boonesborough has been reconstructed as a working fort complete with cabins,...
Frazier International History Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The Frazier museum contains unique artifacts including the ceremonial sword of Founding...
Georgetown And Scott County Museum

Georgetown, Kentucky

The museum provides programs for adults, students, and families that encourage them to...
Gratz Park Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The Gratz Park Historic District is one of the most beautiful areas in downtown Lexington...
Headley Whitney Museum

Lexington, Kentucky

George W. Headley spent his career designing jewelry and bibelots. In 1960, Headley...
Historic Railpark & Train Museum

Bowling Green, Kentucky

This three-acre Bowling Green depot, which was restored in 1925, served as a train...
Hopewell Museum

Paris, Kentucky

Currently, the museum features changing exhibits on the art and history of Bourbon County...
Hunt Morgan House

Lexington, Kentucky

The Hunt-Morgan House, historically known as Hopemont, was built by John Wesley Hunt in...
International Bluegrass Museum

Owensboro, Kentucky

This museum houses a vast collection of bluegrass music memorabilia. Several interesting...
James A. Ramage Civil War Museum

Fort Wright, Kentucky

This civil war museum preserves and interprets Northern Kentucky's unique role in the...
Keeneland Racetrack

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, the heart of Kentucky "bluegrass," has been renowned for two...
Kentucky Coal Mining Museum

Benham, Kentucky

This three-floor museum dedicated to the history of the early coal mining industry is...
Kentucky Derby Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The museum consists of two floors of exhibit space, including a 360-degree theater that...
Kentucky Historical Society History Campus

Frankfort, Kentucky

Located in downtown Frankfort, the campus includes the Kentucky Military Museum, housed...
Kentucky Museum

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Located on the Western Kentucky University campus, this two-floor museum features...
Kentucky Railway Museum

New Haven, Kentucky

The museum's collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia are all housed in a replica...
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park

London, Kentucky

This 892-acre park, crossed by 8.5 miles of walking paths, contains a memorial to the...
Lexington Cemetery

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington Cemetery was the first rural cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. The burial ground...
Lexington Downtown Commercial District

Lexington, Kentucky

This district was vital in the early years of Lexington's history and again during the...
Lexington's Carnegie Library

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington's library has a long, distinguished history. Established in 1795, it is now the...
Liberty Hall Historic Site

Frankfort, Kentucky

This four-acre complex, situated on the banks of the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort...
Lincoln Museum

Hodgenville, Kentucky

The museum's main exhibits include a dozen dioramas of pivotal times in the life of the...
Locust Grove

Louisville, Kentucky

Today, the site includes the Georgian house, the original smoke house and eight other...
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

In the late 18th century, white settlers discovered an abundance of saltpeter, an...
Mary Todd Lincoln House

Lexington, Kentucky

Mary Todd was not born at this house but moved here with her family in 1832 when she was...
Mcconnell Springs

Lexington, Kentucky

McConnell Springs is a significant site in Lexington history successfully preserved by...
Middle Creek National Battlefield

Prestonburg, Kentucky

On this site in early 1862, volunteer Union soldiers led by future president Col. James...
Waveland

Lexington, Kentucky

Waveland is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in...
White Hall State Historic Site

Richmond, Kentucky

This 1799 Italianate mansion south of the Kentucky River was home to Cassius Marcellus...
William Whitley House State Historic House

Stanford, Kentucky

Kentucky pioneers William and Esther Whitley settled on this site in 1794 and built...