Date of Entry:
June 1, 1792
|Map of USA. Kentucky outlined in dark ink, shaded &|
with name written on it.
|A close-up of Kentucky & its neighbors.|
Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee
Mississippi River, Ohio River
40,409 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Covington
Famous Geographical Point:
The Bluegrass State. Because of the abundant amount of bluegrass (the plant, not the music) in the state.
Muhammad Ali, titan of boxing
Book Set In/About:
The Great Meadow by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Set during Kentucky's early history, it's about pioneers from Virginia.
Movie Set In/About:
"Harlan County, U.S.A." (1976), directed by Barbara Kopple
A documentary about the 1973 miners' strike in Harlan County, Kentucky.
Headline of the Day:
"Kentucky Prime Spot to View 2017's Rare Solar Eclipse" on WLWT Cincinnati.