Some People Don’t Know That Kentucky Was The First To Do These 10 Things

Kentucky pride stems from more than just our friendly people, beautiful land, great bourbon, and college sports. We have plenty of history that we should be proud of. The people of our state have not always done historically great things, but each action has helped us grow into what we are today. We may not be the first in everything, but we have a healthy abundance of groundbreaking history.

Here are 10 things Kentuckians did first:

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There are some other great firsts that happened in Kentucky. Things like Edison showing his light bulb creation at the Southern Exposition in Louisville. However, it was recently featured in another article. The Bluegrass State has more unique first time events than this list, all swelling with pride. Please share your opinions or knowledge of things started in Kentucky in the comments.