All posts filed under: Historic Kentucky

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What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey? And Other Things You Need to Know Before the Kentucky Bourbon Festival

All bourbons are whiskeys, but not all whiskeys are bourbons. Learn more about what makes bourbon so special and just how much of it is made in our Bluegrass State.

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Historic Kentucky: Danville’s Constitution Square

Happy Birthday Kentucky! We took a trip to Danville’s Historic Constitution Square.

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The My Old Kentucky Road Trip Bucket List – now updated with new stops!

We put together the ultimate bucket list of Kentucky road trip destinations.


“Good Morning to All” and a Good Monument to the Happy Birthday Sisters

Have trouble finding the monument to Louisville’s “Happy Birthday Sisters?” You’re not alone. But that may be changing!


Slàinte! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Kentucky Way

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a classic Kentucky tradition (by way of our Scots-Irish ancestors)


There’s Only One: Check out these uniquely-Kentucky destinations

There are so many things about Kentucky to love. Here are a handful of sights and destinations you’ll only see in the Bluegrass State.

Cave explorer Floyd Collins died after being trapped in Mammoth Cave in Kentucky

Historic Kentucky: Floyd Collins Trapped in Mammoth Cave

Known as “The Greatest Cave Explorer Ever Known,” Floyd Collins was a pioneer cave explorer and news sensation who died trapped in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave.