From border to border, our state has some unique pieces of local, national and worldwide history. Some places are renowned, like Churchill Downs or Mammoth Cave, but other historic gems in Kentucky aren’t as known. Here are 11 historic gems in Kentucky where we can peek into the past:

Each of these historical gems in Kentucky has its own story to tell, and they combine to paint a portrait of our state’s evolution. We continue to grow, but preserve the beauty and dignity of our past. What do you think about these attractions? What else would you like to add to the list?

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