When it comes to something truly incredible in Kentucky, opinions may vary. However, there can be no disputing amazing things have taken place in the Bluegrass State. Some may just be considered Hillbilly genius, others are great, and had an effect on our entire nation.

Here are 11 places in our great state where something wonderful (depending on your opinion) took place:

War and violent occurrences were specifically excluded in order to focus on some positive happenings in our beautiful state. I realize some people in Kentucky tire of hearing about the Derby and bourbon. We, as a state, just happen to have gained worldwide recognition for both. Fortunately, we also have some other great things that provide notoriety, like those listed above. If you know of any other places where something great took place in Kentucky, please share in comments.

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