15 Incredible, Almost Unbelievable Facts About Kentucky

Kentucky is an interesting place with some unique forgotten facts, laws and history. One just has to do a little digging to find out some of the obscure things that do not get much attention. Back in the day, odd or unbelievable facts got more attention because word spread, but nowadays, unusual bits of news can be lost in the shuffle. When we do make national headlines, it is usually for something we’d prefer not to be known for.  However, in the grand scheme of things, we are an overall good, yet unique people and state.

Here are some interesting facts about Kentucky that might surprise you:

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These are just a few interesting facts about Kentucky that I found with a little research. Our state is rich with history and unique little odds and ends. I can easily get lost for hours just researching different aspects of the Bluegrass State. Do you have any knowledge of our history, or the state in general that you’d like to share?