Kentucky was once part of Virginia, though the Virginia General Assembly allowed Kentucky to become independent. It became the 15th state in 1792.
Lead by the creationist Ken Ham, the Ark Encounter is a “Bible-sized” boat that is a tourist attraction based on the Noah’s Ark story of the Bible which is located in Grant County, Kentucky. While two similar boats have been made in the modern day to replicate the biblical ship, Ken Ham’s is the largestContinue reading “Fun Fact: Ken Ham’s Noah’s Ark”
While the capital of Kentucky, Frankfort’s name origin isn’t certain, most reference it to a place in the 1780s. A crossing was named in honor of a man called Stephen Frank, and it was called Frank’s Ford. The name was apparently mistakenly called Frankfort later on.
The state of Kentucky is named after a Iroquois word for “meadow lands”.
Louisville, Kentucky is named after the French King Louis XVI, the last King of France before the French Revolution.