This Is What Kentucky Looked Like 100 Years Ago… It May Surprise You

Kentucky is a beautiful place to live, and it has been for centuries. The trees and plants keep growing and only show their age when it comes to size, but other parts of our state have really changed. From growth to style, the Bluegrass State is consistently evolving, while maintaining the surrounding nature’s grace. Many of our little towns are all grown up now, and even some of the jails have increased in size.

Here are 10 photos of what Kentucky looked like 100 years ago:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Taking a look back at what Kentucky was can really be shocking, when we look at what we have become. Our evolution has been a long, hard road for those that paved it. Seeing some of the styles and beautiful architecture can be a real eye opener compared to what we see now. Which of the above is your favorite look back at the past?